Aces advances to their franchise's 2nd WNBA Finals

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Posted at 7:09 PM, Sep 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-29 22:09:43-04

FLORIDA (AP) — A’ja Wilson had 23 points and 11 rebounds, Angel McCoughtry added 20 points and the top-seeded Las Vegas Aces held off the No. 7 seed Connecticut Sun 66-63 to advance to the franchise’s second WNBA Finals.

Las Vegas will play on Friday against Seattle, which advanced to its second championship series in three seasons on Sunday after sweeping Minnesota.

The Aces’ franchise hadn’t reached the finals since doing so as the San Antonio Silver Stars in 2008.

Carolyn Swords and Danielle Robinson each grabbed 10 rebounds for Las Vegas, which overcame 18 turnovers.

Alyssa Thomas, dealing with a shoulder injury, had 22 points and 10 rebounds for Connecticut.