Indiana (9-24) lost its seventh straight game and set a franchise record for losses in a season.
Candice Dupree scored 12 points for Indiana (9-22), which has lost five straight.
January played on the Fever's 2012 championship team and helped Indiana reach the WNBA Finals in 2009 and 2015.
Tina Charles scored 26 points and the New York Liberty overcame Erica Wheeler's 33 points for an 81-76 victory over the Indiana Fever on Tuesday night.
Candice Dupree led Indiana (8-17) with 18 points and Natalie Achonwa added 14.
The Fever have lost four straight overall and four in a row at home.
The Fever has a franchise-best attendance on kids' day with a crowd of 12,282.
Candice Dupree scored 17 points, Briann January had 10 points and seven assists, and the Indiana Fever beat the Chicago Sky 82-75 on Wednesday.
Tamika Catchings dropped by WISH-TV's studios Sunday night following a night that celebrated her career -- and legacy.
Catchings is the first player in franchise history to have her number retired.