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Five from the Pac-12 taken in the WNBA Draft for the third consecutive year


The first Wildcat to be selected in the draft’s first round, McDonald averaged 20.6 points, 5.4 rebounds and 4.0 assists this season in leading Arizona to its first Final Four.


Tenth in Conference history in career scoring (2,314), McDonald’s 149 points in this year’s NCAA Tournament are fourth among women’s college basketball players since 2000, trailing only Diana Taurasi (157; UConn – 2003), Arike Ogunbowale (155; Notre Dame – 2019) and Candice Wiggins (151; Stanford – 2008).


Onyenwere was also one of just three players in the country to average at least 18.0 points per game in each of the past three seasons along with McDonald and Vivian Gray (Texas Tech/Oklahoma State).


Williams became Stanford’s 27th WNBA Draft pick after guiding the Cardinal to its third national championship, and first in 29 years, in her hometown of San Antonio.


One of 10 WBCA All-Americans this season along with McDonald, Williams never missed one of Stanford’s 137 games after stepping on campus and made 128 consecutive starts to finish her career.


Goodman finished second in the nation in 3-point field goal percentage, making 49.0 percent of her attempts from beyond the arc, an Oregon State record and the fourth-most accurate 3-point shooting season in Pac-12 history.






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