Notable 2011 WNBA Draft Prospects




Jessica Breland
University of North Carolina - 6'3" - PF - 2/23/88

Collegiate Career Notes: Missed the entire 09-10 season because of Hodgkin's lymphoma... Pronounced herself healthy for the upcoming season... Currently sits in third place on North Carolina's all-time blocks list with 231 career blocked shots... Averaged 14.5 points and 8.1 rebounds and 3.1 blocks (7th most in the NCAA) per contest over her junior season (2008-09)... Led the ACC with 16 double-doubles that year... Named to 2008-09 All-ACC Second Team... Ranked in the top 10 in the ACC in five statistical categories... Averaged 10.6 points and 7.1 rebounds per game her sophomore season... Named the 2007-08 ACC Sixth Player of the Year... In 37 games as a freshman, averaged 6.5 points and 4.5 rebounds in 14.4 minutes per game.

Accolades: 2008-09: Wooden Award Midseason Top 20 List... All-ACC Second Team... All-ACC Defensive Team... 2007-08: ACC Sixth Player of the Year

2008-09 Statistics:

Pts
14.6
Rebs
8.6
Asts
1.7
Stls
1.5
Blks
3.2
FG%
52.1
FT%
78.3
3FG%
46.7

Victoria Dunlap
Kentucky - 6'1" - SF - 9/19/89

Collegiate Career Notes: Has started every game played (100) in her Wildcat career... Ranks among top-14 Wildcats in points, rebounds, rebounding average, steals, steals per game, blocks, blocks per game and double-doubles... UK's first SEC Player of the Year (2009-10)... Led the team in every statistical category in 2009-10, averaging 18.1 points and 8.4 rebounds per game while shooting 49.7 percent from the floor ... Among the nation's leaders in steals (15th), points per game (38th), and blocks (49)... Named to All-SEC second team as a sophomore... Ranked 10th in the SEC in scoring (12.8 ppg) and second in rebounding (9.1 rpg)... Started all 33 games as a freshman, averaging 7.3 points and 6.9 rebounds per game.

Accolades: 2010-11: John Wooden Award Watch List... State Farm Wade Trophy Watch List... 2009-10: State Farm/WBCA Coaches' All-American; SEC Player of the Year (AP and Coaches)... AP All-America Third Team... All-SEC Defensive Team.

2009-10 Statistics:

Pts
18.1
Rebs
8.4
Asts
1.4
Stls
3.1
Blks
1.9
FG%
49.7
FT%
68.9
3FG%
28.6

Amber Harris
Xavier - 6'5" - PF - 1/16/88

Collegiate Career Notes: Ranked third in the Atlantic 10 at 16.1 points and 1.8 blocks per game, and fourth in the league at 8.9 rebounds per game during the 2009-10 season... Ranked second in the conference with a .561 field goal percentage... Made 14 of 33 (42.4 percent) three-point attempts... Scored at least 20 points on eight occasions... Sat out the 2008-09 season with an injury... Led Xavier in scoring her sophomore season, averaging 15.3 points per game.

Accolades: 2010-11: WBCA Preseason Wade Watch List and Wooden Award Preseason Top 30... Named to Sporting News Preseason All-America First Team... 2009-10: Atlantic 10 Player of the Year... AP Third Team All-American... John R. Wooden Award Final Ballot selection... State Farm All-America Selection... Atlantic 10 First Team Selection... 2007-08: Atlantic 10 First Team selection... 2006-07: Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year... Atlantic 10 First Team selection.

2009-10 Statistics:

Pts
16.1
Rebs
8.9
Asts
1.9
Stls
1.3
FG%
56.1
FT%
66.7
3FG%
42.4

Ify Ibekwe
Arizona - 6'2" - PF - 10/05/89

Collegiate Career Notes: Became program's single-season record holder for rebounds when she hauled in a school-record 352 in 2009-10, besting the previous mark of 339 set by Shawntinice Polk in 2004 ... Career rebounding average of 10.5 is also the tops in Arizona history while she also holds the top two single-season rebounding averages... Led Pac-10 in rebounding with 11.4 rebounds per game in 2009-10, good for 9th in the NCAA ... Also tallied 18 double-doubles on the season, which was 15th in the nation ... Chosen team MVP for second-straight season after averaging 14.0 points and shooting 47.2 percent from the field... Chosen team MVP and Best Defensive Player in 2008-09 ... Led the Pac-10 and was 6th in the NCAA in rebounding with school-record average of 11.6 per game while finishing second in scoring with 15.7 points per game...

Accolades: 2009-10: All-Pac-10 selection... Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Year... 2008-09: All-Pac-10 selection... Pac-10 All-Defensive Team selection... Named to the AP All-American Honorable Mention squad...

2009-10 Statistics:

Pts
14
Rebs
11.4
Asts
2.2
Stls
2.2
Blks
1.2
FG%
47.3
FT%
61.8
3FG%
35.3

Jantel Lavender
Ohio State - 6'4" - C - 11/12/88

Collegiate Career Notes: Named to the Wooden, Wade and Naismith Trophy watch lists... Three-time Big 10 Player of the Year... Is on pace to become Ohio State's all-time leading scorer... Set an Ohio State single-season record with 769 points her junior year (09-10), good for fourth on the Big Ten all-time single-season list... Has scored in double-figures in all 102 career games, the longest active streak in Division I... Recorded 20 double-doubles her junior season... Big Ten leader with 21.4 ppg in 09-10, good for 10th nationally... Finished second in the conference in rebounding, with 10.3 rpg... Became just the second player in program history to record at least 2,000 points, 1,000 rebounds and 125 blocked shots in a career... One of only three players in Division I to average at least 20.0 points, 10.0 rebounds and shoot 50 percent in 2009-10.

Accolades: 2009-10: USWBA First Team All-American... WBCA All-American... AP First Team All-American... Big 10 Player of the Year... 2008-09: USWBA First Team All-American... WBCA All-American... AP Second Team All-American... Big 10 Player of the Year... 2007-08: AP Honorable Mention All-American... Coaches selection for Big 10 Player of the Year.

2009-10 Statistics:

Pts
21.4
Rebs
10.3
Asts
1.6
Stls
0.5
Blks
1.5
FG%
51.4
FT%
77.6
3FG%
40

Maya Moore
University of Connecticut - 6'0" - SF - 6/11/89

Collegiate Career Notes: Ranks fourth among UConn's career scoring leaders, fourth in rebounds and fifth in made three-point field goals... A three-time WBCA/State Farm All-America selection, Moore took home the prestigious Wade Trophy (collegiate player of the year) in 2008-09 and 2009-10... Winner of the Naismith and Wooden Awards in 2008-09... Selected to the United States Basketball Writers Association All-America Team in all three of her years with the Huskies and earned USBWA Player of the Year status in 2008-09... Earned mention as a three-time Associated Press First Team All-America pick... Moore became only the second freshman all-time to be honored as an AP First Team pick in 2007-08 ... Honored as the Most Outstanding Player of the 2010 NCAA Tournament... Broke the UConn single-season scoring record with her total of 754 points as a sophomore - besting Kara Wolters' previous record total (694)... Named 2007-08 and 2008-2009 BIG EAST Player of the Year... Moore was the first freshman ever to be named BIG EAST Player of the Year in 2007-08... Has tallied 20-or more points 48 times... Has registered double-figure points in 112 of 116 career games, including 37­of-38 during the 09-10 season... Became the fastest player to reach the 2,000-point milestone in UConn history and the first junior to do so with 16 points vs. Syracuse (3/7/10)... Became the fastest player to reach the 1,000-point milestone in UConn history, doing so in her 55th career game with 40 points vs. Syracuse (1/17/09).

2009-10 Statistics:

Pts
18.9
Rebs
8.3
Asts
3.8
Stls
2.1
Blks
1
FG%
51.5
FT%
79
3FG%
41.7

Kayla Pedersen
Stanford - 6'4" - PF - 04/14/89

Collegiate Career Notes: Averaged 15.8 points per game her junior year... Also hauled in 9.5 rebounds per game... Has started all 115 games of her career for Stanford... Career 36.1 percent shooter from beyond the arc... Tallied a career-high 17 rebounds in the National Championship game between UCONN and Stanford.

Accolades: 2009-10: All-Pac-10 First Team... Pac-10 All-Defensive Honorable Mention... Wooden Award Midseason List... 2008-09: All-Pac-10 Third Team... 2007-08: Pac-10 Freshman of the Year.

2009-10 Statistics:

Pts
15.8
Rebs
9.5
Asts
2.7
Stls
0.6
Blks
0.4
FG%
45.9
FT%
82.3
3FG%
37.7

Ta'Shia Phillips
Xavier - 6'6" - C - 01/24/89

Collegiate Career Notes: Finished fourth in the country in both rebounds per game (11.7) and field goal percentage (.621) last year... Both were tops in the Atlantic 10... Hauled in a record 399 boards during the 2009-10 season to break the previous mark she established (386) during her sophomore year... Became XU's all-time leading rebounder during the 2009-10 campaign and has extended her record total to 1,156 career boards... Led the conference in blocks during the 2009-10 season, averaging 2.0 blocks per game... In 2008-09 started all 32 games, leading the team in scoring at 13.9 points, rebounding (12.1 rpg - also first in the Atlantic 10) and field goal percentage (.613)... Led the conference with 371 rebounds, which also set a single-season school record.

Accolades: 2010-11: Named to the 2011 WBCA Preseason Wade Watch List and the Wooden Award Preseason Top 30 ... Named to the Sporting News' Preseason All-America Second Team... 2009-10: State Farm Honorable Mention All-American... Wooden Award Final Ballot... Naismith Midseason Top-30 Pick... Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Year... All-Atlantic 10 First Team... 2008-09: Wooden Award Final Ballot... Midseason Top-30 Pick... Atlantic 10 Player of the Year... All-Atlantic 10 First Team... 2007-08: Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year

2009-10 Statistics:

Pts
14.1
Rebs
11.7
Asts
1.1
Stls
0.6
Blks
1.9
FG%
62.2
FT%
60.1
3FG%
0

Chastity Reed
Arkansas Little Rock - 6'1" - SF - 03/28/89

Collegiate Career Notes: In 2009-10, led the team in points, averaging 24.8, in rebounds, averaging 7.8, and was second on the team in steals with 67 and fourth in assists with 82 while leading the Trojan to first-ever NCAA appearance and win and third-straight Sun Belt West Division title… Finished season ranked nationally: No. 4 in points per game, No. 1 in field goals made (346), No. 2 in total points (842) and in field goals attempted (755)… Averaged 18.1 points and 7.8 rebounds per game her sophomore season.

Accolades: 2010-11: Named to Preseason “Wade Watch” List for The State Farm® Wade Trophy Division I Player of the Year and John R. Wooden Award Women’s Preseason Top 30 List... 2009-10: AP All-America Honorable Mention... State farm WBCA Coaches' All-American Finalist... First Team All-Sun Belt Conference... 2008-09: First Team All-Sun Belt Conference.

2009-10 Statistics:

Pts
24.8
Rebs
7.8
Asts
2.4
Stls
2
Blks
0.7
FG%
45.8
FT%
76.1
3FG%
0

Danielle Robinson
Oklahoma - 5'8" - PG - 05/10/89

Collegiate Career Notes:Named to 2010 Final Four All-Tournament team after totaling 23 points, six assists and career-high six rebounds in national semifinal loss to Stanford (April 4)... Averaged 17 points, five assists and 96 percent free-throw shooting in conference play... Increased scoring output by four points per game after season-ending injury to teammate and Preseason All-Big 12 guard Whitney Han ... Ranked 72nd nationally in points per game, 23rd in assists per game... Ranked 13th in assists per game and 17th in field goal percentage nationally as a sophomore... Averaged 12.9 points and 5.9 assists per game as a sophomore.

Accolades: 2009-10:State Farm Coaches' All-America Team... AP All-America Third Team... State Farm Wade Trophy Finalist... Wooden Award Ballot Candidate... Naismith Midseason Candidate... Nancy Lieberman Award Finalist... All-Big-12 First Team... All-Big-12 Defensive Team... 2008-09: AP All-America Third Team... Nancy Lieberman Award Finalist... All-Big-12 First Team... All-Big-12 Defensive Team... 2007-08: All-Big-12 Defensive Team... Big-12 Freshman of the Year.

2009-10 Statistics:

Pts
16.8
Rebs
3.3
Asts
5.3
Stls
1.9
Blks
0.1
FG%
46.5
FT%
87.7
3FG%
13.3

Brittany Spears
Colorado - 6'1" - SF - 09/27/88

Collegiate Career Notes: Her rankings on CU's all-time career lists include fourth in double-doubles (22), sixth in 3-point field-goals made (156) and attempted (464), seventh in blocked shots (116), ninth in scoring (1,533), rebounds (720) and steals (176), 10th in field-goals made (557) and 16th in free-throws made (260)... Topped Colorado in scoring (17.7 ppg) and rebounding (7.8 rpg) her junior season... Ranked third in the Big 12 conference in steals, fourth in scoring, fifth in rebounding and free-throw percentage.

Accolades: 2009-10: Honorable Mention All-Big 12... 2008-09: All-Big 12 Conference second team... 2007-08: Honorable Mention All-Big 12.

2009-10 Statistics:

Pts
17.7
Rebs
7.8
Asts
2
Stls
2.1
Blks
1
FG%
42.7
FT%
83.7
3FG%
35.7

Carolyn Swords
Boston College - 6'6" - C - 07/19/89

Collegiate Career Notes: Averaged 14.4 points and 9.1 rebounds a game over the 09-10 season... Led the nation and ACC in field goal percentage for the second season (66.4%)... Led the ACC rebounds per game (9.1 rpg.), offensive and defensive boards and double-doubles with 12 overall and four in the conference... Led the Eagles in scoring (15.4 ppg) and rebounding (9.0 rpg) her sophomore season... Led the country in field goal percentage (67.8 percent)...

Accolades: 2009-10: WBCA State Farm All-America finalist... All-Acc First Team... 2008-09: Finalist for State Farm All-America Team... All-ACC second team.

2009-10 Statistics:

Pts
14.4
Rebs
9.1
Asts
1
Stls
0.9
Blks
1.3
FG%
66.4
FT%
79.4
3FG%
0

Jasmine Thomas
Duke - 5'9" - PG - 09/30/89

Collegiate Career Notes: Has hit 115 three-pointers and averaged 2.0 steals per game in her career... One of only eight players in Duke history to register over 1,000 points, 300 rebounds, 300 assists and 200 steals... Averaged 16.0 points per game her senior year, up from 10.2 her sophomore season... Named the 2010 ACC Tournament MVP, averaging 16.3 points, 4.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.7 steals, while hitting 61.5 percent from three-point range... Totaled 100 steals and 63 treys, which ranks fourth on Duke's single-season charts... Closed out her junior season ranked 25th in the NCAA with 2.8 steals per contest ... Totaled 63 treys to rank fourth on Duke's single-season charts... Averaged 4.3 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 2.8 steals with a field goal percentage of 38.7 and a free throw percentage of 79.1 over her junior season.

Accolades: 2009-10: AP Third Team All-America selection... Finalist for State Farm All-America Team, the State Farm Wade Trophy and the John R. Wooden Award.

2009-10 Statistics:

Pts
16
Rebs
4.3
Asts
4.1
Stls
2.8
Blks
0.2
FG%
38.7
FT%
79.1
3FG%
35.6

Courtney Vandersloot
Gonzaga - 5'8" - PG - 02/08/89

Collegiate Career Notes: Led the nation in assists per game her senior season, averaging 9.4 per game... Also finished fourth in steals per game at 3.6 spg... Became the Zag and West Coast Conference all-time assist leader with 751... Totaled averages of 14.1 points, 3.8 rebounds per game while shooting 47.2 percent from the floor during her junior year... Averaged 15.5 points, 9.0 assists, 2.5 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game her sophomore year.

Accolades: 2009-10: WCC Player of the Year... Naismith Trophy Top 30... Nancy Lieberman Award Finalist... AP Honorable Mention All-America... State Farm Wade Trophy Finalist... John R. Wodden Award Finalist... 2008-09: WCC Player of the Year... WBCA/State Farm Coaches' All-America honorable mention...AP All-America honorable mention... Finalist for Nancy Lieberman Award... 2007-08: All-West Coast Conference...

2009-10 Statistics:

Pts
14.1
Rebs
3.8
Asts
9.4
Stls
3.6
Blks
0.6
FG%
47.2
FT%
74.6
3FG%
34.6




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