LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - MAY 31: Alyssa Thomas #25 of the Connecticut Sun drives against Kiah Stokes #41 and Jackie Young #0 of the Las Vegas Aces during their game at Michelob ULTRA Arena on May 31, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Aces defeated the Sun 89-81. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A’ja Wilson had 24 points and 14 rebounds, Jackie Young scored 21 points and the Las Vegas Aces beat the Connecticut Sun 89-81 in a battle of the top teams in each conference. Las Vegas won its seventh straight game for the best 10-game start in team history. Connecticut went on a 14-2 run to get within 87-79 with a minute to play, but the Aces put their starters back in and Wilson scored in the paint. Plum finished with 18 points and seven assists and Gray scored 13 points for Las Vegas. DeWanna Bonner scored 14 points and Thomas had 12 points, 11 rebounds and six assists for Connecticut.