A'ja Wilson top pick of WNBA draft by Las Vegas Aces

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NEW YORK (AP) A'ja Wilson is thrilled for the chance to head to Las Vegas.

The South Carolina star was the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft by the Aces on Thursday night.

"It's such a great feeling, just an amazing way to cap off my collegiate career," Wilson said. "My heart was pounding before she announced the pick."