WNBA Players' 2006 NCAA Tournament Picks

The madness is here... It is finally March and the WNBA Draft is just a few weeks away. But before WNBA teams make their decisions, the top prospects have one last chance to show their stuff. But more than just a scouting opportunity, the annual NCAA college basketball tournament is an event and WNBA players are getting their predictions in early and their brackets filled out for posterity.

More WNBA players' predictions, thoughts and picks for the NCAA Tournament


Tamika Catchings, Indiana Fever

1) UNCLSU(1
16) UC-RiversideUNCLSUFlorida Atl.(16
8) VanderbiltUNCLSUMinn.(8
9) LouisvilleVanderbiltMinn.Wash.(9
5) UCLAUNCLSUNC State (5
12)Bowling Green UCLANC State.Tulsa(12
4) PurduePurdueDePaulDePaul(4
13) Missouri St.PurdueDePaulLiberty(13
3) RutgersTenn.LSU Stanford(3
14) DartmouthRutgersStanfordSE Missouri (14
6) Texas A&MRutgersStanfordFla State (6
11) TCUTexas A&MFla. St. LA Tech (11
7) G.W.Tenn.Okla.BYU(7
10) Old Dom.G.W.BYUIowa(10
2) TennesseeTennesseeOkla.Okla.(2
15) ArmyTennesseeOkla.Pepperdine(15
Tenn.LSU
1) Ohio St .
Duke(1
16) OaklandOhio State
TENN
DukeSouthern(16
8) Boston College Ohio St.DukeUSC(8
9) Notre Dame Notre Dame USCSo. Florida(9
5) Utah Ohio St.DukeKentucky(5
12)Mid Tenn St.UtahKentuckyChattanooga(12
4) Arizona St. Arizona StKentuckyMichigan St.(4
13) Stephen AustinArizona St. Mich. St.UW-Milw.(13
3) BaylorO.S.U.DukeGeorgia(3
14) No. ArizonaBaylorGeorgiaMarist(14
6) FloridaFloridaTempleTemple(6
11) New MexicoFloridaTempleHartford(11
7) St. John's MarylandTempleVA Tech(7
10) CalSt. John's VA Tech Missouri(10
2) MarylandMarylandUConnUConn(2
15) Sacred Heart MarylandUConnCoppin St.(15

Rebecca Lobo, ESPN and WNBA.com

1) UNCLSU(1
16) UC-RiversideUNCLSUFlorida Atl.(16
8) VanderbiltUNCLSUMinn.(8
9) LouisvilleLouisvilleWash.Wash.(9
5) UCLAUNCLSUNC State (5
12)Bowling Green UCLANC State.Tulsa(12
4) PurduePurdueDePaulDePaul(4
13) Missouri St.PurdueDePaulLiberty(13
3) RutgersUNCOkla. Stanford(3
14) DartmouthRutgersStanfordSE Missouri (14
6) Texas A&MRutgersStanfordFla State (6
11) TCUTexas A&MFla. St. LA Tech (11
7) G.W.Rutgers.Okla.BYU(7
10) Old Dom.ODUBYUIowa(10
2) TennesseeTennesseeOkla.Okla.(2
15) ArmyTennesseeOkla.Pepperdine(15
UNCUConn
1) Ohio St .
Duke(1
16) OaklandOhio State
U.N.C.
DukeSouthern(16
8) Boston College Ohio St.DukeUSC(8
9) Notre Dame Notre Dame USCSo. Florida(9
5) Utah Ohio St.DukeKentucky(5
12)Mid Tenn St.UtahKentuckyChattanooga(12
4) Arizona St. Arizona StKentuckyMichigan St.(4
13) Stephen AustinArizona St. Mich. St.UW-Milw.(13
3) BaylorO.S.U.UConnGeorgia(3
14) No. ArizonaBaylorGeorgiaMarist(14
6) FloridaFloridaHartfordTemple(6
11) New MexicoFloridaHartfordHartford(11
7) St. John's MarylandUConnVA Tech(7
10) CalSt. John's VA Tech Missouri(10
2) MarylandMarylandUConnUConn(2
15) Sacred Heart MarylandUConnCoppin St.(15

Kara Lawson, Sacramento Monarchs

1) UNCLSU(1
16) UC-RiversideUNCLSUFlorida Atl.(16
8) VanderbiltUNCLSUMinn.(8
9) LouisvilleVanderbiltWash.Wash.(9
5) UCLAUNCLSUNC State (5
12)Bowling Green UCLANC State.Tulsa(12
4) PurdueUCLADePaulDePaul(4
13) Missouri St.PurdueDePaulLiberty(13
3) RutgersUNCOkla. Stanford(3
14) DartmouthRutgersStanfordSE Missouri (14
6) Texas A&MRutgersStanfordFla State (6
11) TCUTexas A&MLA Tech LA Tech (11
7) G.W.Tenn.Okla.BYU(7
10) Old Dom.ODUBYUIowa(10
2) TennesseeTennesseeOkla.Okla.(2
15) ArmyTennesseeOkla.Pepperdine(15
UNCDuke
1) Ohio St .
Duke(1
16) OaklandOhio State
U.N.C.
DukeSouthern(16
8) Boston College Ohio St.DukeUSC(8
9) Notre Dame B.C.USCSo. Florida(9
5) Utah Ohio St.DukeKentucky(5
12)Mid Tenn St.UtahKentuckyChattanooga(12
4) Arizona St. Arizona StMich. St.Michigan St.(4
13) Stephen AustinArizona St. Mich. St.UW-Milw.(13
3) BaylorMarylandDukeGeorgia(3
14) No. ArizonaBaylorGeorgiaMarist(14
6) FloridaBaylorGeorgiaTemple(6
11) New MexicoFloridaTempleHartford(11
7) St. John's MarylandUConnVA Tech(7
10) CalSt. John's MissouriMissouri(10
2) MarylandMarylandUConnUConn(2
15) Sacred Heart MarylandUConnCoppin St.(15

Janel McCarville, Charlotte Sting

1) UNCLSU(1
16) UC-RiversideUNCLSUFlorida Atl.(16
8) VanderbiltUNCLSUMinn.(8
9) LouisvilleVanderbiltWash.Wash.(9
5) UCLAUNCLSUNC State (5
12)Bowling Green UCLANC State.Tulsa(12
4) PurdueUCLADePaulDePaul(4
13) Missouri St.PurdueDePaulLiberty(13
3) RutgersUNCOkla. Stanford(3
14) DartmouthRutgersStanfordSE Missouri (14
6) Texas A&MRutgersLA Tech Fla State (6
11) TCUTexas A&MLA Tech LA Tech (11
7) G.W.RutgersOkla.BYU(7
10) Old Dom.ODUIowaIowa(10
2) TennesseeTennesseeOkla.Okla.(2
15) ArmyTennesseeOkla.Pepperdine(15
UNCOkla.
1) Ohio St .
Duke(1
16) OaklandOhio State
U.N.C.
DukeSouthern(16
8) Boston College Ohio St.DukeUSC(8
9) Notre Dame B.C.So. Fla So. Florida(9
5) Utah Ohio St.DukeKentucky(5
12)Mid Tenn St.UtahKentuckyChattanooga(12
4) Arizona St. UtahMich. St.Michigan St.(4
13) Stephen AustinArizona St. Mich. St.UW-Milw.(13
3) BaylorMarylandDukeGeorgia(3
14) No. ArizonaBaylorGeorgiaMarist(14
6) FloridaFloridaTempleTemple(6
11) New MexicoFloridaTempleHartford(11
7) St. John's MarylandUConnVA Tech(7
10) CalCalVA TechMissouri(10
2) MarylandMarylandUConnUConn(2
15) Sacred Heart MarylandUConnCoppin St.(15

Chamique Holdsclaw, L.A. Sparks

1) UNCLSU(1
16) UC-RiversideUNCLSUFlorida Atl.(16
8) VanderbiltUNCLSUMinn.(8
9) LouisvilleVanderbiltWash.Wash.(9
5) UCLAUNCLSUNC State (5
12)Bowling Green UCLANC State.Tulsa(12
4) PurduePurdueDePaulDePaul(4
13) Missouri St.PurdueDePaulLiberty(13
3) RutgersTenn.Okla. Stanford(3
14) DartmouthRutgersStanfordSE Missouri (14
6) Texas A&MRutgersStanfordFla State (6
11) TCUTexas A&MFla State LA Tech (11
7) G.W.Tenn.Okla.BYU(7
10) Old Dom.ODUIowaIowa(10
2) TennesseeTennesseeOkla.Okla.(2
15) ArmyTennesseeOkla.Pepperdine(15
Tenn.Okla.
1) Ohio St .
Duke(1
16) OaklandOhio State
TENN.
DukeSouthern(16
8) Boston College Ohio St.DukeUSC(8
9) Notre Dame Notre Dame USCSo. Florida(9
5) Utah Ohio St.DukeKentucky(5
12)Mid Tenn St.UtahKentuckyChattanooga(12
4) Arizona St. Ariz. St. KentuckyMichigan St.(4
13) Stephen AustinArizona St. Mich. St.UW-Milw.(13
3) BaylorMarylandGeorgiaGeorgia(3
14) No. ArizonaBaylorGeorgiaMarist(14
6) FloridaFloridaGeorgiaTemple(6
11) New MexicoFloridaTempleHartford(11
7) St. John's MarylandGeorgiaVA Tech(7
10) CalSt. Johns VA TechMissouri(10
2) MarylandMarylandUConnUConn(2
15) Sacred Heart MarylandUConnCoppin St.(15

Sue Bird, Seattle Storm

1) UNCLSU(1
16) UC-RiversideUNCLSUFlorida Atl.(16
8) VanderbiltUNCLSUMinn.(8
9) LouisvilleVanderbiltMinn.Wash.(9
5) UCLAUNCLSUNC State (5
12)Bowling Green UCLANC State.Tulsa(12
4) PurdueUCLANC StateDePaul(4
13) Missouri St.PurdueDePaulLiberty(13
3) RutgersUNCLSU Stanford(3
14) DartmouthRutgersStanfordSE Missouri (14
6) Texas A&MRutgersStanfordFla State (6
11) TCUTexas A&MFla State LA Tech (11
7) G.W.Tenn.Okla.BYU(7
10) Old Dom.ODUBYUIowa(10
2) TennesseeTennesseeOkla.Okla.(2
15) ArmyTennesseeOkla.Pepperdine(15
OSU.UConn.
1) Ohio St .
Duke(1
16) OaklandOhio State
UCONN
DukeSouthern(16
8) Boston College Ohio St.DukeUSC(8
9) Notre Dame Notre Dame So. Fla So. Florida(9
5) Utah Ohio St.DukeKentucky(5
12)Mid Tenn St.UtahKentuckyChattanooga(12
4) Arizona St. UtahMich. St Michigan St.(4
13) Stephen AustinArizona St. Mich. St.UW-Milw.(13
3) BaylorOSUUConnGeorgia(3
14) No. ArizonaBaylorGeorgiaMarist(14
6) FloridaBaylorTempleTemple(6
11) New MexicoFloridaTempleHartford(11
7) St. John's BaylorUConnVA Tech(7
10) CalCalVA TechMissouri(10
2) MarylandMarylandUConnUConn(2
15) Sacred Heart MarylandUConnCoppin St.(15

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