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

Women’s College Basketball Player Rankings – Class by Class! Week 5

Another week done in the women’s college basketball world and it sure was interesting. From Oregon getting upset by Michigan State and other teams with some small upsets, it definitely shook up these rankings. If you would like to see the previous week’s rankings, you can click here for that list. If you are new or you have questions regarding these rankings, please check the FAQ.

Listed below are the top 36 seniors, the top 27 juniors, the top 18 sophomores and the top 9 freshmen for the week of Dec. 3rd to Dec. 9th.

SENIORS

  1. Asia Durr – Louisville
  2. Teaira McCowan – Mississippi State
  3. Katie Lou Samuelson – Connecticut
  4. Napheesa Collier – Connecticut
  5. Arike Ogunbowale – Notre Dame
  6. Jenna Allen – Michigan State
  7. Anriel Howard – Mississippi State
  8. Sophie Cunningham – Missouri
  9. Kristine Anigwe – California
  10. Jessica Shepard – Notre Dame
  11. Mart’e Grays – DePaul
  12. Ashton Millender – DePaul
  13. Megan Gustafson – Iowa
  14. Meme Jackson – Tennessee
  15. Kianna Ibis – Arizona State
  16. Jordan Moore – TCU
  17. Cierra Dillard – Buffalo
  18. Brianna Fraser – Maryland
  19. Natisha Hiedeman – Marquette
  20. Madison Guebert – South Dakota State
  21. Miranda Drummond – Syracuse
  22. Courtney Ekmark – Arizona State
  23. Taylor Emery – Virginia Tech
  24. Janiah McKay – Auburn
  25. Alex Wittinger – Illinois
  26. Allison Arens – South Dakota
  27. Kayla Goth – Kansas State
  28. Megan Huff – Utah
  29. Sydnee McDonald – UCF
  30. Hannah Stewart – Iowa
  31. Marina Mabrey – Notre Dame
  32. Bianca Cuevas – Moore – South Carolina
  33. Deanna Kuzmanic – UAB
  34. Jaisa Nunn – New Mexico
  35. Darian Slaga – Portland
  36. Mackenzie Taylor – Wright State

JUNIORS

  1. Jackie Young – Notre Dame
  2. Kaila Charles – Maryland
  3. Tynice Martin -West Virginia
  4. Beatrice Mompremier – Miami
  5. Taryn McCutcheon – Michigan State
  6. Crystal Dangerfield – Connecticut
  7. Kiara Leslie – NC State
  8. Amber Smith – Missouri
  9. Kamiah Smalls – James Madison
  10. Kiah Gillespie – Florida State
  11. Stephanie Watts – North Carolina
  12. Kobi Thornton – Clemson
  13. Dominique Oden – Purdue
  14. Blanca Millan – Maine
  15. Ellie Harmeyer – Belmont
  16. Brenna Wise – Indiana
  17. Amber Melgoza – Washington
  18. Mary Gedaka – Villanova
  19. Holly Hoopingarner – IUPUI
  20. Aislinn Konig – NC State
  21. Stephanie Paul – Georgia
  22. Nasrin Ulel – FGCU
  23. Alexis Tolefree – Arkansas
  24. Annalese Lamke – Minnesota
  25. Mariella Santucci – Toledo
  26. Shannon Todd – Northeastern
  27. Rebekah Hand – Marist

SOPHOMORES

  1. Destiny Pitts – Minnesota
  2. Chennedy Carter – Texas A&M
  3. Evina Westbrook – Tennessee
  4. Vivian Gray – Oklahoma State
  5. Aari McDonald – Arizona
  6. Digna Strautmane – Syracuse
  7. Eleah Parker – Pennsylvania
  8. Destiny Slocum – Oregon State
  9. A’riana Gray – Xavier
  10. Antoinette Lewis – South Alabama
  11. Nyjah White – Bradley
  12. Grace Hunter – NC State
  13. Dana Evans – Louisville
  14. Arella Guirantes – Rutgers
  15. Gabby Burris – Ohio
  16. India Pagan – Stony Brook
  17. Willow Duffell – Marist
  18. Taya Bolden – Campbell

FRESHMEN

  1. Taylor Sutton – Middle Tennessee
  2. Christyn Williams – Connecticut
  3. Peanut Tuitele – Colorado
  4. Naz Hillmon – Michigan
  5. Beatriz Jordao – South Florida
  6. Valerie Higgins – Pacific
  7. Elizabeth Balogun – Georgia Tech
  8. Brittney Reed – Loyola Marymount
  9. LeeAnn Wirth – Gonzaga

Women’s College Basketball Player Rankings – Class by Class! Week 1

Lexie Hull of Stanford University

The women’s college basketball season is in full swing and we have new players to watch for, upcoming teams and new story lines to keep track of this season. This is the third year of tracking and ranking college players and it is been a labor of love and hard work that goes with these rankings.

I always get asked the same questions about how players are ranked and how they end up on this list in this particular order, so to those new readers or first time visitors to my blog, you can read my FAQ page. If you have any other questions that are not on there, you can always leave them in the comments or contact me via Twitter. My handle is @whoopsblogger.

Listed below is the top 36 seniors, the top 27 juniors, the top 18 sophomores and the top 9 freshmen for the week of Nov. 6th to Nov. 11th.

SENIORS

  1.  Asia Durr – Louisville
  2. Arike Ogunbowale – Notre Dame
  3. Katie Lou Samuelson – Connecticut
  4. Kalani Brown – Baylor
  5. Teaira McCowan – Mississippi
  6. Sophie Cunningham – Missouri
  7. Kristine Anigwe – California
  8. Megan Gustafson – Iowa
  9. Bridget Carleton –  Iowa State
  10. Jessica Shepard – Notre Dame
  11. Napheesa Collier – Connecticut
  12. Kennedy Leonard – Colorado
  13. Caliya Robinson – Georgia
  14. Hallie Thome – Michigan
  15. Maite Cazorla – Oregon
  16. Natisha Hiedeman – Marquette
  17. Allazia Blockton – Marquette
  18. Kitija Laksa – South Florida
  19. Alanna Smith – Stanford
  20. Paris Kea – North Carolina
  21. Lashann Higgs – Texas
  22. Brianna Turner – Notre Dame
  23. Rebekah Dahlman – DePaul
  24. Janiah McKay – Auburn
  25. Beatrice Mompremier – Miami (FL)
  26. Chloe Jackson – Baylor
  27. Kianna Ibis – Arizona State
  28. Hannah Stewart – Iowa
  29. Ashton Millender – DePaul
  30. Jordan Moore – TCU
  31. Christalah Lyons – Kansas
  32. Courtney Ekmark – Arizona State
  33. LaTashia Jones – Oklahoma State
  34. Gabby Green – LMU
  35. Laura Stockton – Gonzaga
  36. Sydney Skinner – Harvard

JUNIORS

  1. Sabrina Ionescu – Oregon
  2. Ruthy Hebard – Oregon
  3. Crystal Dangerfield – Connecticut
  4. Ayana Mitchell – LSU
  5. Kiah Gillespie – Florida State
  6. Tiana Mangakahia – Syracuse
  7. Minyon Moore – USC
  8. Mikayla Pivec – Oregon State
  9. Kaila Charles – Maryland
  10. Jaelyn Brown – California
  11. Tynice Martin – West Virginia
  12. Te’a Cooper – South Carolina
  13. Amber Melgoza – Washington
  14. Grace Hunter – NC State
  15. Aislinn Konig – NC State
  16. Jackie Young – Notre Dame
  17. Kobi Thornton – Clemson
  18. Taja Cole – Georgia
  19. Lauren Cox – Baylor
  20. Amber Smith – Missouri
  21. Becca Hittner – Drake
  22. Ali Patberg – Indiana
  23. Emma Guy – Boston College
  24. Taylor Frederick – South Dakota
  25. Alexis Tolefree – Arkansas
  26. Taiye Bello – Minnesota
  27. Shadeen Samuels – Seton Hall

SOPHOMORES

  1. Chennedy Carter – Texas A&M
  2. Ivana Raca – Wake Forest
  3. Megan Walker – Connecticut
  4. Destiny Slocum – Oregon State
  5. Mia Davis – Temple
  6. Shaina Pellington – Oklahoma
  7. Kiana Williams – Stanford
  8. Destiny Littleton – Texas
  9. Erin Boley – Oregon
  10. Macee Williams – IUPUI
  11. Karissa McLaughlin – Purdue
  12. Bianca Jackson – South Carolina
  13. Aari McDonald – Arizona
  14. Kayla Wells – Texas A&M
  15. Sidney Cooks – Michigan State
  16. Lindsey Pulliam – Northwestern
  17. Chloe Bibby – Mississippi State
  18. Hailey Brown – Michigan

FRESHMEN

  1. NaLyssa Smith – Baylor
  2. Lexie Hull – Stanford
  3. Rhyne Howard – Kentucky
  4. Dara Mabrey – Virginia Tech
  5. Beatriz Jordao – South Florida
  6. Taylor Mikesell – Maryland
  7. Noga Peleg Pelc – Rutgers
  8. Destanni Henderson – South Carolina
  9. Imani Lewis – Wisconsin