The Aces held off a late charge from the Wings for a 96-92 win, their 10th in their past 11 games, and kept pace with Seattle for first place.
The Aces, fresh off a win over first-place Seattle, will meet a young Dallas Wings squad at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Bradenton, Florida.
The Aces outscored the first-place Storm 26-11 in the second quarter and held off a late rally for their ninth win in 10 games after a 1-2 start.
The second-place Aces (9-3) will meet the league-leading Seattle Storm (11-2) at noon Saturday.
Kayla McBride was 9 of 10 from the field and 7 of 7 from the free-throw line for a season-high 25 points as the Aces rolled past the Connecticut Sun 99-78 on Thursday.
Aces center Liz Cambage signed a contract to play in the Women’s National Basketball League in Australia, but coach Bill Laimbeer said it won’t affect her WNBA future.
Aces coach Bill Laimbeer got his first haircut in the WNBA bubble, a day after his team’s seven-game winning streak came to an end.
The Aces slogged through their earliest start time of the season, but they put the game away early with a 16-3 run to end the first quarter.
A’ja Wilson had 23 points and eight rebounds and Angel McCoughtry scored 21 for the Aces, who defeated Minnesota 87-77 for their sixth straight win.
While A’Ja Wilson’s play made her an immediate star, it wasn’t always an easy transition going from college and being expected to be a leader right away.