Tracking the Top Prospects in the NCAA Tournament


Last weekend's first round of games featured plenty of upsets, highlighted by Ball State's 71-55 triumph over defending champion Tennessee on Sunday. The Cardinals' victory marks the first time in the history of the NCAA Women's Tournament that the defending champion lost in the first round of the following year's NCAA Tournament.

We've chronicled some of the first-round performances by the top prospects available to the Lynx in the 2009 WNBA Draft, along with their schedules for the second-round…

Rachel Allison - Baylor
Round 1 vs. UTSA: W, 87-82 (OT) - Line: 14 points (5-of-8 FG), 11 rebounds and 3 assists.
Round 2 vs. South Dakota State: Tuesday, March 24 @ 8:30 p.m.

Chante Black - Duke
Round 1 vs. Austin Peay: W 83-42 - Line: 14 points (5-of-10 FG), 8 rebounds and 2 blocks.
Round 2 vs. Michigan State: Tuesday, March 24 @ 6:00 p.m.

DeWanna Bonner - Auburn
Round 1 vs. Lehigh: W 85-49 - Line: 26 points (8-of-14 FG) and 7 rebounds.
Round 2 vs. Rutgers: Monday, March 23 @ 6:00 p.m.

Marissa Coleman - Maryland
Round 1 vs. Dartmouth: W, 52-53 - Line: 9 points (4-of-9 FG), 13 rebounds and 5 assists.
Round 2 vs. Utah: Tuesday, March 24 @ 6:00 p.m.

Danielle Gant - Texas A&M
Round 1 vs. Evansville: W, 80-45 - Line: 21 points (10-of-12 FG) and 6 rebounds.
Round 2 vs. Minnesota: Tuesday, March 24 @ 6:00 p.m.

Briann January - Arizona State
Round 1 vs. Georgia: W, 58-47 - Line: 10 points (4-of-13 FG), 9 assists and 3 rebounds.
Round 2 vs. Florida State: Monday, March 23 @ 6:00 p.m.

Angel McCoughtry - Louisville
Round 1 vs. Liberty: W, 62-42 - Line: 12 points (5-of-14 FG), 6 rebounds, 4 steals and 2 blocks.
Round 2 vs. LSU: Tuesday, March 24 @ 8:30 p.m.

Renee Montgomery - Connecticut
Round 1 vs. Vermont: W, 104-65 - Line: 19 points (7-of-11 FG) and 7 assists.
Round 2 vs. Florida: Tuesday, March 24 @ 6:00 p.m.

Courtney Paris - Oklahoma
Round 1 vs. Prairie View: W, 76-47 - Line: 11 points (4-of-10 FG), 16 rebounds and 4 blocks.
Round 2 vs. Georgia Tech: Tuesday, March 24 @ 6:00 p.m.

Ashley Paris - Oklahoma
Round 1 vs. Prairie View: W, 76-47 - Line: 14 points (5-of-8 FG) and 9 rebounds.
Round 2 vs. Georgia Tech: Tuesday, March 24 @ 6:00 p.m.

Kristi Toliver - Maryland
Round 1 vs. Dartmouth: W, 52-53 - Line: 27 points 11-of-14 FG) and 4 assists.
Round 2 vs. Utah: Tuesday, March 24 @ 6:00 p.m.

Kia Vaughn - Rutgers
Round 1 vs. VCU: W, 57-51 - Line: 13 points (6-of-12 FG), 6 rebounds and 2 blocks.
Round 2 vs. Auburn: Monday, March 23 @ 6:00 p.m.

Ashley Walker - California
Round 1 vs. Fresno State: W, 70-46 - Line: 21 points (9-of-12 FG), 8 rebounds and 3 blocks.
Round 2 vs. Virginia: Monday, March 23 @ 8:30 p.m.

Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton - Purdue
Round 1 vs. Charlotte: W, 65-52 - Line: 10 points (5-of-9 FG), 7 rebounds and 3 steals.
Round 2 vs. North Carolina: Monday, March 23 @ 6:00 p.m.

Shavonte Zellous - Pittsburgh
Round 1 vs. Montana: W, 64-35 - Line: 31 points (13-of-27 FG), 9 rebounds and 4 steals.
Round 2 vs. Gonzaga: Monday, March 23 @ 8:30 p.m.

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