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Final 1 2 3 4 Tot
Phoenix Mercury 25 17 18 20 80
Las Vegas Aces 22 22 38 18 100
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Michelob Ultra Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada  Attendance: 5,572

Plum, Young spark Las Vegas to 100-80 romp over Phoenix

(AP Photo/Ellen Schmidt)

LAS VEGAS (AP) Kelsey Plum scored 24 points, Jackie Young added 20 and Las Vegas dominated the third quarter in a 100-80 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Saturday.

Plum sank three 3-pointers and scored 15 in a 38-point third quarter to help Las Vegas (6-1) turn a two-point halftime lead into an 82-60 advantage. Dearica Hamby scored 11 of her 13 points in the pivotal period.

Chelsea Gray finished with 13 points, five assists and four steals as the Aces improved to 4-0 at home. Theresa Plaisance had 11 points and nine rebounds off the bench.

Diamond DeShields topped Phoenix (2-4) with 19 points. Reserve Sophie Cunningham scored 17 and Diana Taurisi added 14 points and seven assists.

The Aces moved into first place with the victory, a half-game ahead of the idle Washington Mystics.

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Updated May 21, 2022

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