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Barbara Turner Player Page

Barbara Turner 11
POSITION
Forward
HEIGHT
6-0
WEIGHT
172
COLLEGE
Connecticut '06
DRAFTED
Storm '06 - 1(11)
BIRTHDATE
6/8/84
In her last NCAA Tournament run, Barbara Turner was unable to get her Connecticut team back to the pinnacle of women's college basketball after helping UConn win NCAA Championships in 2003 and 2004. The Huskies' 2006 Final Four bid fell short in overtime against Duke in the Elite Eight, with Turner unable to play down the stretch because of debilitating cramps. Still, Turner ended up one of March's biggest winners. The WNBA was watching, and Turner's dominant postseason - she averaged 22.8 points and 10.5 rebounds in the NCAA Tournament - secured her a spot in the first round of the WNBA Draft when Turner was taken 11th overall by the Storm. She quickly made the transition from power forward to small forward in the WNBA, starting nine games as a rookie.
Player Headlines
May 22, 2006
Beyond the Baseline: Barbara Turner
May 5, 2006
Turner Nervous About WNBA Debut
April 25, 2006
Turner Brings New Dimension
April 25, 2006
Meet the Storm's 2006 Draft Picks
April 5, 2006
Storm Drafts Turner
April 5, 2006
Strong Stretch Boosts Turner's Stock