McBride, Wilson lead Aces to 88-78 win over Liberty

LAS VEGAS (AP) Kayla McBride scored a season-high 27 points and rookie A'ja Wilson had her third consecutive double-double to help the Las Vegas Aces beat the New York Liberty 88-78 on Friday night.

Wilson finished with 20 points, 14 rebounds and three blocks and McBride made 4 of 5 from 3-point range.

Wilson converted a 3-point play to give the Aces a 10-8 lead midway through the first quarter, and they never again trailed. New York (4-7) tied it three times in the fourth quarter before McBride scored 10 points in the final seven minutes to help Las Vegas pull away for good.