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Sun top Aces 76-62 in 1st place showdown; January scores 19

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Sun top Aces 76-62 in 1st place showdown; January scores 19

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Briann January scored a season-high 19 points, DaWanna Bonner added 18 and the Connecticut Sun clinched a playoff berth with a 76-62 win over the Las Vegas Aces on Tuesday night in a showdown between the top two WNBA teams.

The Sun were up four to initiate the fourth quarter old to Bonner scored the main four points and assisted on a Jonquel Jones layup to push the result in 64-54 with 6 1/2 minutes to play. Bonner hit a 3-pointer and after a Las Vegas basket, January assisted on a Kaila Charles 3 for a 70-58 lead midway via the quarter. The Aces never threatened down the stretch.

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Brionna Jones scored 15 for the Sun (18-6).

Chelsea Grey scored 15 points to lead Las Vegas (17-7) and Liz Cambage and Dearica Hamby had 13 every.

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Sun top Aces 76-62 in 1st place showdown; January scores 19