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).



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
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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.