A’ja Wilson scored 20 of her 25 points in the first half and the Las Vegas Aces cruised comfortably over the New York Liberty with 108-74. Las Vegas (17-7) decimated New York by scoring the first 12 points of the first quarter and take a 37-13 lead.
Chelsea Gray had 11 of her 16 points in the opening period, making three 3-pointers. The Aces extended the advantage in the second quarter and were up 71-36 at the half. Their total was the most ever scored in the first half of a WNBA game.
The record-breaking matchup came a few hours after the Liberty put up a league-record 73 points in the second half of Tuesday’s 107-101 loss to the Aces. Kelsey Plum added 21 points for the winning side, scoring 17 of them in the first half.
The team met each other three times during the past week. The Liberty only won the meeting in Las Vegas 116-107, which was the highest scoring game in regulation in WNBA history. Natasha Howard scored 19 points to lead New York (9-15).