Women in Sports T’was the night before the WNBA draft By Sue Favor on Friday, April 17, 2020 WNBA draft news: The WNBA takes center stage tomorrow with the 2020 draft. The ball is in New York and Dallas’ court. Five things to know about Ruthy Hebard, Tyasha Harris, Crystal Dangerfield, Megan Walker and Beatrice Mompremier. Baylor’s big three are set for the draft. Sabrina Ionescu seizes the spotlight, as she is expected to be the No. 1 pick. How Ionescu’s passing skills will fare at the pro level. She is the rock star ready to change the Liberty. Satou Sabally and Hebard are ready to share the spotlight with Ionescu. Sabally almost pulled out of the draft. Chennedy Carter is expected to go top five. South Carolina hopes to see Ty Harris and Kiki Herbert-Harrigan go first round. Princeton star Bella Alarie is drawing praise prior to the draft. Rider star Stella Johnson is ready for the draft. Japreece Dean sees her plans to go pro complicated by coronavirus, but she hopes to make a stop in the WNBA. Jazmine Jones prepares for the draft and has already signed to play professionally in France. Kathleen Doyle awaits her WNBA selection. Lashann Higgs hopes to make Bahamian history. Leaonna Odom and Haley Gorecki are prepped for tomorrow. The draft is up next for Peyton Williams. Virginia’s Jocelyn Willoughby is projected to be selected. Will Erica Ogwumike follow her sisters to the WNBA? Mikayla Pivec embraces the journey going into draft day. West Virginia’s hidden gem Tynice Martin is set for the draft. Western Kentucky’s Dee Givens could be drafted. Draft prospect diaries. Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve knows she’ll get a great player tomorrow. Minnesota could buck a need and select a forward. The Liberty is among the teams that have spoken to Hebard. The Phoenix Mercury’s greatest needs are on the wing, going into tomorrow. The Sun have no pressure heading into draft day. More WNBA news: Dan Hughes and the Storm hopes practice pays off during this coronavirus lockdown. Mystics coach Mike Thibault said trading for Tina Charles was a no-brainer. Charles initiated the trade talks. College team news: College teams with the most first-round WNBA draft picks. Indiana has added two guards to its roster. College player news: Duke transfer Kyra Lambert will finish her career at Texas. Kansas State has added Texas Tech transfer Sydney Goodson. Maryland’s Taylor Mikesell has entered the transfer portal. Oklahoma’s Aspen Williston and Chloe Bloom have entered the transfer portal. Dr. Michelle Tom shares her journey from Arizona State to treating COVID-19 patients. Athletes in medicine fields are facing the virus. College coach news: How Matthew Mitchell and Kentucky are winning the transfer game. Oregon coach Kelly Graves is pursuing grad transfers. Missouri coach Robin Pingeton discusses the team’s latest developments. Chicago State coach Misty Opat has resigned. 0 Previous Post Next Post Related Posts Women in Sports Big scoring, big games Women in Sports Preview: Evans and No. 1 Louisville host Mangakahia and No. 23 Syracuse Women in Sports Preview: Will new Husky Evina Westbrook put on a show vs. former Lady Vols?