Plum scores 20 points, Aces beat Fever to snap 5-game skid
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kelsey Plum scored 20 points and the Las Vegas Aces never trailed in snapping a five-game losing streak with a 92-74 victory over the Indiana Fever on Saturday night.
A’ja Wilson added 19 points and eight rebounds and Kayla McBride had 18 points for the Aces (13-18). Plum had a pair of 3-pointers in her fourth 20-point game in the last five games.
The Aces narrowed their margin to 1 1/2 games behind eight-place Dallas for the last WNBA playoffs spot.
Erica Wheeler had 13 points, and Tiffany Mitchell and Kelsey Mitchell added 11 points each for the Fever (5-26).
The Aces pulled away for good with a 16-4 run to lead 71-52 on Kayla McBride’s driving layup late in the third quarter.
Las Vegas jumped to a 20-6 lead to start the game. Indiana closed to 26-22 but got no closer.