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Catchings scores 26, Fever advance past Mystics

WASHINGTON — Tamika Catchings had 26 points and 11 rebounds as the Indiana Fever defeated the Washington Mystics 81-76 to sweep the best-of-three series and advance to the Eastern Conference finals.

Catchings' 3-pointer with 1:34 remaining in overtime put the Fever ahead for good, 75-74. On that basket, she surpassed Lisa Leslie as the WNBA's all-time leading scorer in the postseason.

The Fever will face top-seeded Atlanta or No. 4 Chicago in the conference finals.

Kara Lawson scored a season-best 20 points for the Mystics. Including the regular season, Washington lost five of its final six games.

Indiana won Game 1 by 78-73 at home on Thursday.

Briann January scored 13 for Indiana. Her two free throws with 19.7 remaining in regulation tied the game 66-66.

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