Seattle Storm beat Indiana 88-73 for Noelle Quinn’s 1st win at helm
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Breanna Stewart scored 28 points, Jewell Loyd added 18 and the Seattle Storm beat the Indiana Fever 88-73 on Tuesday night for coach Noelle Quinn’s first victory.
Seattle Storm 88, Indiana Fever 73: Box score
Quinn took over on Sunday after Dan Hughes abruptly announced his retirement, saying the rigors of being a head coach in the WNBA has taken a toll.
Sue Bird added 12 points and eight assists for Seattle (6-1), which has won four straight games. The Storm made 11 3-pointers, four from Loyd, and 21 of 24 free throws.
Stewart scored 16 points in the first half and Loyd added 10 as Seattle built a 43-38 lead.
Stewie got buckets in the 1H, dropping a game-high 16 points 🔥
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Teaira McCowan had 12 points and 15 rebounds and Jessica Breland added 12 points for Indiana (1-8). Danielle Robinson scored 11 points and Tiffany Mitchell had 10.