BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — A’ja Wilson had 26 points and nine rebounds, Dearica Hamby added 18 points and 14 boards and the Las Vegas Aces beat the Dallas Wings 96-92 on Tuesday night.
The Aces moved into first in The Associated Press WNBA power poll on Tuesday — the first time this season Las Vegas was No. 1.
Kayla McBride added 15 points and Angel McCoughtry had 12 for the Aces (11-3), who have won 10 of their last 11 games.
Las Vegas was up by 12 midway through the fourth quarter before the Wings rallied behind Satou Sabally to cut the deficit to 94-92 with 2.8 seconds left. Lindsay Allen hit two free throw a second later to seal the victory.
Sabally led Dallas (5-10) with a career-high 28 points, including six in the final 16 seconds, and 11 rebounds. Arike Ogunbowale added 21 points, and Marina Mabrey and Tyasha Harris each scored 13.
The teams combined to attempt 57 free throws, with Las Vegas making 32 of 37. Wilson made all 12 of hers. The Wings attempted 40 3-pointers and made 15, led by Sabally’s four.
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