66°F
weather icon Clear

Aces meet league-leading Storm on Saturday

Aces game day

Who: Aces (9-3) vs. Storm (11-2)

When: Noon Saturday

Where: IMG Academy, Bradenton, Florida

TV: ABC

About the Aces: They bounced back from a loss to Chicago on Tuesday with a convincing 99-78 win over Connecticut on Thursday. Kayla McBride was 9-for-10 from the floor for a season-high 25 points. She has shot better than 50 percent from the floor in three of her last four games. The Aces’ 88.4 points and 36.5 rebounds per game both lead the league.

About the Storm: The league’s first-place team had its nine-game winning streak snapped in an upset loss to Indiana on Thursday. The Storm leads the league in offensive (108.3) and defensive (90.7) rating, 3-pointers made (123) and 3-point percentage (41.6). 2018 WNBA MVP Breanna Stewart is back after missing last year with injury and is averaging 18.5 points, 7.2 rebounds and 3.2 assists.

Contact Jason Orts at jorts@reviewjournal.com or 702-387-2936. Follow @SportsWithOrts on Twitter.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
THE LATEST
 
Aces advance to WNBA Finals with Game 5 win

A’ja Wilson scored 11 of her 23 points in the fourth quarter, and she added 11 rebounds to lead the Aces to a 66-63 win over the Connecticut Sun in Bradenton, Florida.