INDIANA FEVER ANNOUNCE 2018 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE
Indiana opens 19th season with Youth Sports Day delivered by Papa John’s
The Indiana Fever open their 19th season by hosting Youth Sports Day delivered by Papa John’s on Saturday, May 19, welcoming the Chicago Sky to begin the WNBA schedule. The home-opening game tips at 1:00 p.m., marking the first season-opening game in Fever history to take place on a Saturday afternoon at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Fever open the season with back-to-back games, in fact, as part of the WNBA’s Opening Weekend. Following their home opener, the Fever take part in #WNBAAllDay on Sunday, May 20, when all 12 WNBA teams will be in action. Indiana travels to Washington for a 1:00 p.m.start in the nation’s capital.
Veteran WNBA coach Pokey Chatman begins her second season with Indiana as the Fever take part in a condensed, 34-game schedule ending August 19 prior to the WNBA Playoffs. Playoffs conclude in mid-September this season to accommodate the 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Spain.
The WNBA’s 22nd season again welcomes a balanced schedule with Indiana facing the Atlanta Dream four times, and the remaining 10 opponents three times each. Indiana’s regular season concludes with back-to-back games with Chicago – in Indy on Saturday, Aug. 18, and a day later at the Sky’s new Wintrust Arena.
Schedule highlights include: