The Las Vegas Aces won their third straight game to take over the top WNBA playoff spot after beating the Chicago Sky, 89-78. The Thursday night win also gave Vegas their franchise record 25th win over the season.

Make that three in a row!

Plum: 25 PTS // 5 AST // 4-5 3PM // 61% FG
Young: 22 PTS // 5 REB // 42% FG
Wilson: 12 PTS // 6 REB // 4 STL
Williams: 12 PTS // 3 REB // 5-8 FG
Stokes: 9 PTS // 7 REB // 75% FG#ALLIN

— Las Vegas Aces (@LVAces) August 12, 2022

The Aces were led by Kelsey Plum (25 points on four triples) and Jackie Young, who contributed 22 points, including 16 in the third quarter. A’ja Wilson and Riquana Williams followed up with 12 points apiece.

In Jackie Young we trust!@jackieyoung3 dropped 16 third quarter points finishing with 22 to help lead the Aces to an 89-78 W over the Sky.#ALLIN

— Las Vegas Aces (@LVAces) August 12, 2022

Kahleah Copper scored a career-high 28 points to lead Chicago, the second time she’s done so in her career. Candace Parker followed up with 15 points, 12 rebounds, and six assists, while Emma Meesseman scored 14 to round out Chicago’s leading scorers.

Heading into the final game of the season, Las Vegas and Chicago have identical 25-10 records, but the Aces hold the tiebreaker in the race for home-court advantage throughout the playoffs. The Aces end the regular season on Sunday with a home game against the Storm. The Chicago Sky will take on the Mercury on the road this coming Sunday.

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— WSLAM (@wslam) August 12, 2022

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