BRADENTON, Fla. — WNBA sophomore Jackie Young of Princeton came off the bench midway through the first quarter of the Las Vegas Aces’ second game of the season for 27 minutes of action, more time on the court than the rest of the squad in the 100-70 win over the Atlanta Dream.
Young hit 2-4 from the field and 1-2 from the line for five points, collected four rebounds, one steal and made four turnovers in the Wednesday night match broadcast on CBS Sports Network.
The Aces had five players in double figures, led by A’Ja Wilson’s 21-point and 11-rebound double-double. Las Vegas led at the close of the first quarter 23-21, 47-35 at the half, 77-54 at the close of the third quarter, and in an 8-0 run in the fourth quarter, extended the gap to 100-70 for the win.
The Aces hit 53.5% from the field and out-rebounded Atlanta 47-25.
Wilson led scoring with 21, Dearica Hamby with 20, Kayla McBride with 14, Angel McCoughtry with 12, Lindsay Allen with 11, Danielle Robinson with six, Young with five, Avery Warley-Talbert with four and Sugar Rodgers with two.
Las Vegas, 1-1, travels to Palmetto, Florida Firday for a 9 p.m. match against the 0-2 Phoenix Mercury. The game is broadcast on CBS Sports Network.