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Ogunbowale, Wings deal Fever 12th straight defeat 96-86

Indiana Fever guard Danielle Robinson (3) shoots over Dallas Wings forward Kayla Thornton (6) in the first half of a WNBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Sunday, July 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale scored 16 of her 22 points in the second half and the Dallas Wings dealt the Indiana Fever a club-record 12th straight loss, 96-86.

Teaira McCowan finished with 17 points for Dallas (12-15), while Allisha Gray scored 16 with three steals. Kayla Thornton pitched in with 11 points, eight rebounds and five assists.

Gray scored 10 of her 11 first-half points in the second quarter to help Dallas rally from a 23-17 first-period deficit to a 45-39 lead at halftime. Gray hit a 3-pointer to push the lead to 10 just 1:11 into the third quarter and the Wings stayed in front from there.

Kelsey Mitchell led Indiana (5-25) with a season-high 34 points. She added six assists, five rebounds and three steals.