McCoughtry’s team advances in playoffs, ESPN2

Update: McCoughtry led all scorers with 18 points and was credited with five rebounds and three  steals in Atlanta’s 84-79 win in the opening game.

Angel McCoughtry still has it.

One of the winners of the WNBA’s Peak Performer Award, McCoughtry will lead the Atlanta Dream into a best-of-three East Playoffs series Thursday against the Indiana Fever, which captured the WNBA championship last season.

Angel McCoughtry
Angel McCoughtry

The game will be televised on ESPN2 at 7 p.m.

McCoughtry, the former University of Louisville great, led the league in scoring during the regular season with 21.5 points per game. The fifth-year veteran also ranked second in the league in steals (2.7), was sixth in assists (4.4) and 22nd in rebounding (5.3).

Date

Matchup

Tip (TV)

Thurs., Sept. 26 Indiana at Atlanta 7 p.m., ESPN2
Sun., Sept. 29 Atlanta at Indiana 3 p.m., ESPN2
Tues., Oct. 1 * Indiana at Atlanta TBD, ESPN2
* If necessary
Pin It

Author: Charlie Springer

Charlie Springer is a former Louisville editor and sportswriter, as well as a public affairs consultant, a UofL grad and longtime fan.