WNBA Draft

September 17, 2019 - 4:36 pm
The New York Liberty won the WNBA lottery on Tuesday night and will have the first pick in next spring's draft. It's the first time in franchise history that the Liberty will have the first pick. The team had a 44.2% chance of winning the lottery after finishing with the worst combined record over...
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RETRANSMISSION TO CORRECT SPELLING OF NAME - Notre Dame's Jackie Young, right, poses for a photo with WNBA COO Christy Hedgpeth after being selected as the number one pick in the draft by the Las Vegas Aces in the WNBA basketball draft, Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
April 10, 2019 - 9:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jackie Young said it was a dream come true to be taken first in the WNBA draft. The Notre Dame guard, who decided to enter the draft early and skip her senior season, was selected No. 1 by the Las Vegas Aces on Wednesday night. "Since I was a little girl I always wanted to play in...
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FILE - In this March 29, 2019, file photo, Louisville guard Asia Durr (25) drives through traffic during the second half of a regional semifinal game against Oregon State in the NCAA women's college basketball tournament, in Albany, N.Y. For the first time in a long time there is no real consensus No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft. The Las Vegas Aces have the top choice in Wednesday night’s, April 10, 2019, draft and could take any of Asia Durr, Jackie Young and Teaira McCowan or they could go in a completely different direction and trade the pick. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
April 10, 2019 - 7:50 am
NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time in a long time there is no real consensus No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft. The Las Vegas Aces have the top choice in Wednesday night's draft and could take Asia Durr of Louisville, Jackie Young of Notre Dame or Teaira McCowan of Mississippi State — or they could go...
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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2018, file photo, Iowa forward Megan Gustafson poses for a photo during the NCAA women's college basketball team's media day, in Iowa City, Iowa. Gustafson was named The Associated Press Player of the Year, Thursday, April 4, 2019. (Joseph Cress/Iowa City Press-Citizen via AP, File)
April 10, 2019 - 12:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Hey everyone! I just wrapped up the WNBA draft orientation day, also (officially. ok not officially) known as, Crazy-Busy, Information Overload Whirlwind Day! We got to wear business clothes, which, by the way, is a nice alternative to my normal everyday athletic gear/sweats! We...
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FILE - In this March 30, 2019, file photo, Iowa's Megan Gustafson reacts as she leaves the court during the second half of a regional women's college basketball game against North Carolina State, in the NCAA Tournament in Greensboro, N.C. Gustafson was named The Associated Press Player of the Year, Thursday, April 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
April 08, 2019 - 11:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Picture this — a little girl growing up in a town with a population of 164 people shooting hoops at the town hall outdoor court has now arrived in New York for the 2019 WNBA draft. Who would have thought? I certainly didn't. To say this past year has been extraordinarily special...
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Oregon guard Sabrina Ionescu (20) drives to the basket as Baylor forward Lauren Cox (15), defends during a Final Four semifinal of the NCAA women’s college basketball tournament Friday, April 5, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
April 06, 2019 - 7:14 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Oregon guard Sabrina Ionescu is returning for her senior season. The Ducks star bylined a story on The Players Tribune titled "Unfinished Business" on Saturday night, minutes after the deadline for her to declare for the WNBA draft expired. She was eligible to enter the draft...
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