Indiana Fever open season May 14 against Liberty

The WNBA released its 2021 regular season schedule Tuesday, giving fans an official start date to the league’s 25th season. 

The regular season begins Friday, May 14, as Tearia McCowan and Indiana Fever travel to face 2020 No. 1 overall pick Sabrina Ionescu and the New York Liberty in the opening game of the season.

Indiana Fever's Teaira McCowan (!5) drives against the defense of Seattle Storm's Breanna Stewart, left, and Ezi Magbegor during the first half of a WNBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

The Fever’s home opener is Sunday, May 16, at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, also against New York. 

With ongoing construction on the Fieldhouse of the Future renovation project, the Fever’s first four regular-season home games will be played at the Fieldhouse, with the remaining games at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum, located at the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center. The first game at the Coliseum will be Saturday, June 12, against the Chicago Sky.