A’ja Wilson scores 24, Aces beat Fever 88-74
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A’ja Wilson had 16 of her 24 points in the second half and the Las Vegas Aces beat the Indiana Fever 88-74 on Sunday.
Kayla McBride added 16 points, including both of her 3-point attempts. Carolyn Swords had 12 points and 10 rebounds and Kelsey Plum also scored 12 for the Aces (12-13), who have won six of their last seven.
Las Vegas began the fourth quarter on a 15-5 run to build its largest lead of the game at 82-62. The Aces took the lead for good at 38-37, shortly before the end of the first half, and pulled away in the third quarter to lead 67-57 at the end of the period.
Natalie Achonwa had 21 points and Candice Dupree scored 13 for the Fever (3-22).
The Aces outrebounded the Fever 47-29.