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2018 WNBA Draft: Players invited to draft event, draft order, full list of prospects

Published on April 5, 2018

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WNBA Draft, Thursday, April 12, 7pm ET
Draft Order || Full List of Prospects || WNBA.com Team Draft Previews || Five Storylines to Watch in the WNBA Draft

Ten prospects have been invited to attend the 2018 WNBA on Thursday, April 12 at the Nike New York Headquarters. ESPN2 will air the first round at 7 p.m. ET, followed by coverage of the second and third rounds on ESPNU at 8 p.m. ET.

Players Invited to Attend the 2018 WNBA Draft

Name School/Previous Team Position Height
Monique Billings UCLA Forward 6-4
Lexie Brown Duke Guard 5-9
Jordin Canada UCLA Guard 5-6
Diamond DeShields Tennessee/Cukurova (Turkey) Guard 6-1
Kelsey Mitchell Ohio State Guard 6-1
Kia Nurse Connecticut Guard 6-0
Azurá Stevens Connecticut Forward 6-6
Victoria Vivians Mississippi State Guard 6-1
Gabby Williams Connecticut Forward 5-11
 A’ja Wilson South Carolina Forward 6-5

Draft Order of Selection

First Round

  1. Las Vegas (8-26)
  2. Indiana (9-25)
  3. Chicago from Atlanta (12-22) (McGee-Stafford, Young, Hooper, 8/31/17)
  4. Chicago (12-22)
  5. Seattle (15-19)
  6. Dallas (16-18)
  7. Washington (18-16)
  8. Indiana from Phoenix (18-16) (B. January, 3/6/18)
  9. Connecticut (21-13)
  10. New York (22-12)
  11. Los Angeles (26-8)
  12. Phoenix from Minnesota (27-7) (Robinson, 3/6/18)

Second Round

  1. Las Vegas (8-26)
  2. Indiana (9-25)
  3. Atlanta from Connecticut in exchange for Bria Holmes (4/12).
    Previous: Connecticut from Atlanta (12-22) (Hooper, 6/8/17)
  4. Atlanta from Chicago (12-22) (McGee-Stafford, Young, Hooper, 8/31/17)
  5. Minnesota from Seattle (15-19) (Howard, 2/7/18)
  6. Dallas (16-18)
  7. Washington (18-16)
  8. Phoenix (18-16)
  9. Phoenix from Connecticut (21-13) (George, 2/1/18)
  10. New York (22-12)
  11. Los Angeles (26-8)
  12. Minnesota (27-7)

Third Round

  1. Las Vegas (8-26)
  2. Phoenix from Indiana (9-25) via Las Vegas (Bone, 2/2/18) (Gwathmey, 5/9/17)
  3. Atlanta (12-22)
  4. Chicago (12-22)
  5. Seattle (15-19)
  6. Dallas (16-18)
  7. Washington (18-16)
  8. Las Vegas from Phoenix (18-16) (Currie, Brunner, Murphy, 6/28/17)
  9. Connecticut (21-13)
  10. New York (22-12)
  11. Los Angeles (26-8)
  12. Minnesota (27-7)

WNBA’s List of Notable Prospects

PlayerSchoolBirthplacePosition
AJ AlixFlorida StateHouston, Tex.Guard
Ariel AtkinsTexasDallas, Tex.Guard
Lexi BandoOregonEugene, Ore.Guard
Cherise BeynonNew MexicoLas Vegas, Nev.Guard
Monique BillingsUCLARiverside, Calif.Forward
Lexie BrownDukeBoston, Mass.Guard
Tashia BrownWestern KentuckyLake Park, GeorgiaForward
Tyra BussIndianaVincennes, Ind.Guard
Natalie ButlerGeorge MasonBethesda, Md.Center
Jordin CanadaUCLALos Angeles, Calif.Guard
Amarah ColemanDePaulBolingbrook, Ill.Guard
Mikayla CowlingCaliforniaWalnut Creek, Calif.Forward
Diamond DeShieldsTennessee/Cukorova, TurkeyWest Palm Beach, Fla.Guard
Asia DossOhio StateDetroit, Mich.Guard
Katelynn FlahertyMichiganPt. Pleasant, N.J.Guard
Loryn GoodwinOklahoma StateAmarillo, Tex.Guard
Rebecca GreenwellDukeEvansville, Ind.Guard
Marie GülichOregon StateCologne, GermanyCenter
Linnae HarperOhio StateChicago, Ill.Guard
Alexa HartOhio StateCleveland, OhioForward
Myisha Hines-AllenLouisvilleMontclair, N.J.Forward
Ke’Shunan JamesMurray StateJackson, Tenn.Forward/Guard
Kaylee JensenOklahoma StateWayne, Neb.Center
Kaylee JohnsonStanfordHugo, Col.Forward
Jackie KemphSt. Louis UniversityArlington Heights, Ill.Guard
Raigyne (Moncrief) LouisLSUFort Lauderdale, Fl.Guard
Stephanie MavungaOhio StateMutare, ZimbabweForward
Brooke McCartyTexasMadisonville, Tex.Guard
Brittany McPheeStanfordSeattle, Wash.Guard
Kelsey MitchellOhio StateCincinnati, OhioGuard
Kolby MorganTulaneNew Orleans, La.Guard
Teana MuldrowWest VirginiaEast Orange, N.J.Forward
Jaime NaredTennesseePortland, Ore.Guard/Forward
Chelsea NelsonNorth Carolina StateAntioch, Tenn.Forward
Kia NurseConnecticutHamilton, Ont., CanadaGuard
Gabbi OrtizOklahomaRacine, Wis.Guard
Vionise Pierre-LouisOklahomaHaitiCenter
Mercedes RussellTennesseeSpringfield, Ore.Center
Tyler ScaifeRutgersLittle Rock, Ark.Guard
Azura StevensConnecticutPawtucket, R.I.Forward
Tianna TarterEast Tennessee StateJohnson City, Tenn.Guard
Shakayla ThomasFlorida StateSylacauga, Ala.Forward
Maria Alekseyevna VadeevaDynamo Kursk, RussiaMoscow, RussiaCenter
Victoria ViviansMississippi StateJackson, Miss.Guard
Carlie WagnerMinnesotaNew Richland, Minn.Guard
Kristy WallaceBaylorLoganholme, Queensland, Aus.Guard
Morgan WilliamMississippi StateBirmingham, Ala.Guard
Gabby WilliamsConnecticutSparks, Nev.Forward
A’ja WilsonSouth CarolinaColumbia, S.C.Forward
Imani WrightFlorida StateTalladega, Ala.Guard
Camille ZimmermanColumbiaMesa, Ariz.Guard/Forward

WNBA.com Team Previews

This post is part of the following threads: 2017-18 College Season, 2018 WNBA Season – ongoing stories on this site. View the thread timelines for more context on this post.


 

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