Aces win 5th straight game, 85-81

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Photo credit: Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal

By Shawn McCullough

Guard Sydney Colson came off the bench to lead the Aces with 17 points in an 85-81 win over the Mystics in Washington, D.C.

A’ja Wilson also scored 17 points while Kayla McBride put up 16.  Liz Cambage scored 13 points while pulling down nine rebounds.

The Aces trailed by 12 points after the first quarter, but rallied back and came out in the second quarter to pull within one point at the half.

The Aces held the Mystics to just 38.9% from the field.

With the win, the Aces improved to 10-5 on the season and will finish a four game road trip on Friday in Seattle against the Storm.

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Game Notes:

  • Liz Cambage scored in double figures for the 46th straight time, which is the longest active streak in the WNBA (13 points).
  • The Aces shot 4 for 12 from three-point range.
  • The Aces committed 16 turnovers.
  • Las Vegas out-rebounded the Mystics 41-33.

Game Starters:

F – 22 A’ja Wilson
F – 21 Kayla McBride
C – 8 Liz Cambage
G – 0 Jackie Young
G – 10 Kelsey Plum

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