Connecticut Sun forward Brionna Jones (center) tries to find room to shoot between Las Vegas Aces center A'ja Wilson and guard Tiffany Hayes during the first half of their Friday.

LAS VEGAS — A’ja Wilson had 26 points and 16 rebounds, Kelsey Plum added 18 points and the Las Vegas Aces beat the Connecticut Sun, 85-74, on Friday night for their seventh win in the last nine meetings between the teams that include the 2022 WNBA Finals.

It was Wilson’s fourth game this season with 25-plus points and 15-plus rebounds — one shy of Tina Charles’s WNBA record of five, set in 2021. Wilson also reached 20-plus points for the 19th straight regular-season game.

Las Vegas (8-6) has won two straight for the first time since May 29. Connecticut (13-2), which was off to its best 14-game start in franchise history, lost for the first time in six road contests this season.

Las Vegas’s double-digit lead was trimmed to 7 points midway through the third quarter, but the Aces closed on a 9-3 run for a 63-50 lead. They opened the fourth on a 7-3 run to make it 70-53.

Alysha Clark added 11 points off the bench for Las Vegas. Kiah Stokes grabbed 10 rebounds to help the Aces dominate the glass, 42-29.

DiJonai Carrington scored 11 of her 19 points in the third quarter and Brionna Jones added 18 for Connecticut. Alyssa Thomas, who was called for her fourth foul with 3:27 left in the third, finished with 6 points and seven assists. DeWanna Bonner, averaging a team-high 17.5 points per game, was held to 6 points on 2-of-10 shooting.

Jones and Tyasha Harris were the only two Connecticut players to score in the first quarter as the Sun trailed, 20-16. Jones scored 11 points in the opening 10 minutes but didn’t score in the second quarter. The Aces extended their lead to 45-28 by halftime.