FINAL WNBA Mock Draft

It is now the month of April and we are now officially two days away from the 2019 WNBA Draft. The WNBA Draft will be held in New York City and will be televised live on ESPN2. This is the final WNBA Mock Draft I will release on the blog. You can read the previous version here. Some players have gone up or down since the previous mock draft thanks to their play in the NCAA tournament. There’s a lot to look forward to in this coming week so without any further ado, listed below are the three rounds.

Round One

  1. Asia Durr – Las Vegas Aces
  2. Teaira McCowan – New York Liberty
  3. Kalani Brown – Indiana Fever
  4. Jackie Young** – Chicago Sky
  5. Napheesa Collier – Dallas Wings
  6. Arike Ogunbowale – Minnesota Lynx
  7. Kristine Anigwe – Los Angeles Sparks
  8. Megan Gustafson – Phoenix Mercury
  9. Katie Lou Samuelson – Connecticut Sun
  10. Xu Han – Washington Mystics
  11. Alanna Smith – Atlanta Dream
  12. Bridget Carleton – Seattle Storm

Round Two

  1. Sophie Cunningham – Phoenix Mercury
  2. Brianna Turner – New York Liberty
  3. Maite Cazorla – Chicago Sky
  4. Jessica Shepard – Minnesota Lynx
  5. Eziyoda Magbegor – Dallas Wings
  6. Cierra Dillard – Minnesota Lynx
  7. Sam Fuehring – Los Angeles Sparks
  8. Anriel Howard – Minnesota Lynx
  9. Hallie Thome – Connecticut Sun
  10. Kiara Leslie – Dallas Wings
  11. Kennedy Burke – Atlanta Dream
  12. Allazia Blockton – Seattle Storm

Round Three

  1. Paris Kea – Indiana Fever
  2. Kayla Goth – New York Liberty
  3. Marina Mabrey – Chicago Sky
  4. Kianna Ibis – Indiana Fever
  5. Amy Okonkwo – Dallas Wings
  6. Caliya Robinson – Minnesota Lynx
  7. Maci Morris – Los Angeles Sparks
  8. Li Yueru – Phoenix Mercury
  9. Teniya Page – Connecticut Sun
  10. Kennedy Leonard – Washington Mystics
  11. Natisha Hiedeman – Atlanta
  12. Emese Hof – Seattle Storm

2019 WNBA Mock Draft Version 3.0

March Madness is officially underway, with the Sweet 16 games set to tip off on Friday. This also means that we have gotten another month plus some NCAA tourney games to watch certain draft prospects play. It also means since last month, the mock draft rankings have changed quite a bit since the last updated one. I will have a final WNBA Mock Draft which will be released next Thursday, so make sure to look out for that one.

First Round

  1. Sabrina Ionescu** – Las Vegas Aces
  2. Asia Durr – New York Liberty
  3. Teaira McCowan – Indiana Fever
  4. Jackie Young** – Chicago Sky
  5. Kalani Brown – Dallas Wings
  6. Napheesa Collier – Minnesota Lynx
  7. Arike Ogunbowale – Los Angeles Sparks
  8. Katie Lou Samuelson – Phoenix Mercury
  9. Xu Han – Connecticut Sun
  10. Alanna Smith – Washington Mystics
  11. Megan Gustafson – Atlanta Dream
  12. Bridget Carleton – Seattle Storm

Second Round

  1. Sophie Cunningham – Phoenix Mercury
  2. Marina Mabrey – New York Liberty
  3. Kristine Anigwe – Chicago Sky
  4. Jessica Shepard – Minnesota Lynx
  5. Eziyoda Magbegor – Dallas Wings
  6. Cierra Dillard – Minnesota Lynx
  7. Maci Morris – Los Angeles Sparks
  8. Anriel Howard – Minnesota Lynx
  9. Tynice Martin** – Connecticut Sun
  10. Kennedy Burke – Dallas Wings
  11. Brianna Turner – Atlanta Dream
  12. Kiara Leslie – Seattle Storm

Third Round

  1. Paris Kea – Indiana Fever
  2. Kayla Goth – New York Liberty
  3. Allazia Blockton – Chicago Sky
  4. Kitija Laksa – Indiana Fever
  5. Amy Okonkwo – Dallas Wings
  6. Hallie Thome – Minnesota Lynx
  7. Laura Stockton – Los Angeles Sparks
  8. Morgan Bertsch – Phoenix Mercury
  9. Teniya Page – Connecticut Sun
  10. Kennedy Leonard – Washington Mystics
  11. Maite Cazorla – Atlanta Dream
  12. Zykera Rice – Seattle Storm

** – indicates that the player still has one year of college eligibility left.

2019 WNBA Mock Draft Version 2.0

The 2019 WNBA Draft is less than two months away from now and it’s starting to get really exciting as March and April are very busy for the women’s college basketball world and the WNBA world. Now that we are near the end of February, it’s time to release my second version of the WNBA Mock Draft. You can read the first version here. I will release another updated version next month in March, during the time of the NCAA Tournament. From now on, I have also listed college eligible juniors and international players.

ROUND ONE

  1. Las Vegas Aces – Sabrina Ionescu**
  2. New York Liberty – Asia Durr
  3. Indiana Fever – Kalani Brown
  4. Chicago Sky – Napheesa Collier
  5. Dallas Wings – Teaira McCowan
  6. Minnesota Lynx – Arike Ogunbowale
  7. Los Angeles Sparks – Katie Lou Samuelson
  8. Phoenix Mercury – Megan Gustafson
  9. Connecticut Sun – Jessica Shepard
  10. Washington Mystics – Jackie Young**
  11. Atlanta Dream – Kristine Anigwe
  12. Seattle Storm – Brianna Turner

ROUND TWO

  1. Phoenix Mercury – Sophie Cunningham
  2. New York Liberty – Marina Mabrey
  3. Chicago Sky – Natisha Hiedeman
  4. Minnesota Lynx – Anriel Howard
  5. Dallas Wings – Eziyoda Magbegor
  6. Minnesota Lynx – Tynice Martin
  7. Los Angeles Sparks – Alanna Smith
  8. Minnesota Lynx – Hallie Thome
  9. Connecticut Sun – Maci Morris
  10. Dallas Wings – Kennedy Burke
  11. Atlanta Dream – Bridget Carleton
  12. Seattle Storm – Kianna Ibis

ROUND THREE

  1. Indiana Fever – Maite Cazorla
  2. New York Liberty – Kayla Goth
  3. Chicago Sky – Allazia Blockton
  4. Indiana Fever – Kitija Laksa
  5. Dallas Wings – Amy Okonkwo
  6. Minnesota Lynx – Cierra Dillard
  7. Los Angeles Sparks – Laura Stockton
  8. Phoenix Mercury – Morgan Bertsch
  9. Connecticut Sun – Teniya Page
  10. Washington Mystics – Kiara Leslie
  11. Atlanta Dream – Kennedy Leonard
  12. Seattle Storm – Zykera Rice

 

 

 

Women’s College Basketball Rankings – Class by Class! Week 13

It was an eventful week as top teams got upset and other teams started to show why they could be very deadly come March. Parity has slowly crept in the women’s college basketball game and it is great news for both the student athletes as well as the women’s college basketball fanbase.  I’m sure these upcoming weeks will be just as eventful.

*For ONLY this week, the list for juniors stops at 25 and the freshmen stops at 8, instead of the usual 27 juniors and 9 freshmen. That will be back to the usual next week. *

If you are a first time reader or you have questions regarding these rankings, please read the FAQ page. If you have any comments or suggestions, leave them in the comments section and I will get back to you as soon as possible.

With that being said, listed below are the top 36 seniors, the top 25 (!) juniors, the top 18 sophomores and the top 8 (!)  freshmen for the week of Jan. 28th to Feb. 3rd.

SENIORS

  1. Asia Durr – Louisville
  2. Bridget Carleton – Iowa State
  3. Kalani Brown – Baylor
  4. Teaira McCowan – Mississippi State
  5. Kristine Anigwe – California
  6. Naomi Davenport – West Virginia
  7. Arike Ogunbowale – Notre Dame
  8. Alexis Jennings – South Carolina
  9. Marina Mabrey – Notre Dame
  10. Napheesa Collier – Connecticut
  11. Allazia Blockton – Marquette
  12. Amy Okonkwo – TCU
  13. Kiara Leslie – NC State
  14. Beatrice Mompremier – Miami
  15. Bianca Cuevas-Moore – South Carolina
  16. Katie Lou Samuelson – Connecticut
  17. Maite Cazorla – Oregon
  18. Erika Davenport – Marquette
  19. Kianna Ibis – Arizona State
  20. Kenisha Bell – Minnesota
  21. Jordan Danberry – Mississippi State
  22. Stasha Carey – Rutgers
  23. Regan Magarity – Virginia Tech
  24. Macy Miller – South Dakota State
  25. Hallie Thome – Michigan
  26. Courtney Ekmark – Arizona State
  27. Zykera Rice – Gonzaga
  28. Allison Arens – South Dakota
  29. Laura Stockton – Gonzaga
  30. Parise Rossignol – Maine
  31. Reyna Frost – Central Michigan
  32. Grace Kenyon – Idaho State
  33. Kourtney Eaton – UC Davis
  34. Amanda Thompson – Mercer
  35. Paula Strautmane – Quinnipiac
  36. Symone Simmons – Wright State

JUNIORS

  1. Tynice Martin – West Virginia
  2. Ruthy Hebard – Oregon
  3. Lauren Cox – Baylor
  4. Jackie Young – Notre Dame
  5. Kaila Charles – Maryland
  6. Tiana Mangakahia – Syracuse
  7. Joyner Holmes – Texas
  8. Kianna Ray – TCU
  9. Crystal Dangerfield – Connecticut
  10. DiJonai Carrington – Stanford
  11. Kiah Gillespie – Florida State
  12. Shay Colley – Michigan State
  13. Mary Gedaka – Villanova
  14. Jazmine Jones – Louisville
  15. Nausia Woolfolk – Florida State
  16. Korneila Wright – UCF
  17. Nasrin Ulel – FCGU
  18. Lydia Rivers – Radford
  19. Erica Ogwumike – Rice
  20. Ellie Harmeyer – Belmont
  21. Kamiah Smalls – James Madison
  22. Gia Pack – New Mexico State
  23. Nneka Ezeigbo – Robert Morris
  24. Cinia McCray – North Carolina A&T
  25. Ellie Mack – Bucknell

SOPHOMORES

  1. Chennedy Carter – Texas A&M
  2. Dana Evans – Louisville
  3. Satou Sabally – Oregon
  4. Destiny Slocum – Oregon State
  5. Kristin Scott – Iowa State
  6. Rennia Davis – Tennessee
  7. Aleah Goodman – Oregon State
  8. Kayla Wells – Texas A&M
  9. Michaela Onyenwere – UCLA
  10. Unique Thompson – Auburn
  11. Sidney Cooks – Michigan State
  12. Digna Strautmane – Syracuse
  13. Eleah Parker – Pennsylvania
  14. DiDi Richards – Baylor
  15. Tera Reed – VCU
  16. Brice Calip –  Missouri State
  17. Alyric Scott – Southern
  18. Jasmine Jones – Loyola Marymount

FRESHMEN

  1. Dara Mabrey – Virginia Tech
  2. Shakira Austin – Maryland
  3. Raeyana DeGray – Little Rock
  4. Miya Crump – Lamar
  5. Rhyne Howard – Kentucky
  6. Victaria Saxton – South Carolina
  7. Destanni Henderson – South Carolina
  8. Jayla Everett – New Mexico

2019 WNBA Mock Draft Version 1.0

The WNBA Draft is coming up in three months and with that in mind, I have released the first version of my WNBA Mock Draft. These versions of the mock draft will be updated monthly. Also, after the NCAA Tournament, the mock drafts will be updated weekly until the actual WNBA Draft.

NOTE:**This first version of the draft does not include international players and will be included in the next version. It also does not include possible early declaration players and possible WNBA Free Agency movement which impacts the draft. That will be in the later versions of the draft which will be out in March or April.

ROUND ONE

  1. Kalani Brown – Las Vegas Aces
  2. Asia Durr – New York Liberty
  3. Katie Lou Samuelson – Indiana Fever
  4. Napheesa Collier – Chicago Sky
  5. Teaira McCowan – Dallas Wings
  6. Jessica Shepard – Minnesota Lynx
  7. Arike Ogunbowale – Los Angeles Sparks
  8. Megan Gustafson – Phoenix Mercury
  9. Sophie Cunningham – Connecticut Sun
  10. Alanna Smith – Washington Mystics
  11. Kristine Anigwe – Atlanta Dream
  12. Brianna Turner – Seattle Storm

ROUND TWO

  1. Natisha Hiedeman – Phoenix Mercury
  2. Marina Mabrey – New York Liberty
  3. Kianna Ibis – Chicago Sky
  4. Anriel Howard – Minnesota Lynx
  5. Maci Morris – Washington Mystics
  6. Kenisha Bell – Minnesota Lynx
  7. Danni Williams – Los Angeles Sparks
  8. Hallie Thome – Minnesota Lynx
  9. Jenna Allen – Michigan State
  10. Kennedy Burke – Washington Mystics
  11. Bridget Carleton – Atlanta Dream
  12. Kennedy Leonard – Seattle Storm

ROUND THREE

  1. Kayla Goth – Indiana Fever
  2. Maite Cazorla – New York Liberty
  3. Allazia Blockton – Chicago Sky
  4. Kitjia Laksa – Indiana Fever
  5. Amy Okonkwo – Dallas Wings
  6. Ciara Duffy – Minnesota Lynx
  7. Morgan Bertsch – Los Angeles Sparks
  8. Laura Stockton – Phoenix Mercury
  9. Teniya Page – Connecticut Sun
  10. Kiara Leslie – Washington Mystics
  11. Rosemarie Julien – Atlanta Dream
  12. Zykera Rice – Seattle Storm