The 2005 WNBA Draft will take place on Saturday, April 16, and will be televised live by ESPN2 and NBA TV beginning at noon. The Charlotte Sting have the first pick and have just a few weeks of NCAA Tournament action to decide on how to pick.
Ann Meyers' NCAA Tournament preview
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WNBA players become scouts and dish the inside info on their former college teammates and opponents.
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The most devout college hoops fans talk about what it will take for their alma maters can win the 2005 NCAA Tournament.
Draft Order
1Charlotte Sting
2Indiana Fever
3Phoenix Mercury
4S.A. Silver Stars
5Houston Comets
6Washington Mystics
7Detroit Shock
8Connecticut Sun
9Sacramento Monarchs
10New York Liberty
11 Minnesota Lynx
12Seattle Storm
13Washington Mystics
Complete Draft Order
Meyers is not only one of the top WNBA analysts, but she is also one of ESPN's top women's college hoops experts. The Hall of Famer talks about some early offseason news and notes and shares her key prospects to watch leading up to the NCAA Tournament.
Meyers: Preseason prospects
Despite the odds, the ping pong balls came up in the Charlotte Sting's favor in the 2005 WNBA Draft Lottery. Barring a trade, Trudi Lacey's team holds the first pick in the 2005 WNBA Draft.
The WNBA's Player Personnel department evaluated the top college seniors prior to the 2004-05 NCAA women's season.
April 16, 2005
Round 1
Rounds 2-3
Noon
1 p.m.
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PAST DRAFT FEATURES

2004 WNBA Draft
Diana Taurasi was chosen first and went on to win the 2004 WNBA Rookie of the Year Award.

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Fever vs. Sparks

Nneka Ogwumike scores 21 points and Alana Beard adds 17 to help the Sparks beat the Fever, 77-73.

Sky vs. Shock

Odyssey Sims scores 24 points to lead the Shock to a win over the Sky, 79-69.

Lynx vs. Sun

Maya Moore scores 17 points to help the Lynx beat the Sun, 76-65.

Dream vs. Mystics

Ivory Latta scores 21 points and Kara Lawson adds14 as the surging Mystics beat the Dream, 77-67.

Liberty vs. Mercury

Diana Taurasi records 15 points and 10 assists, Britney Griner adds 18 points as the Mercury roll to their 15th straight win.