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WNBA Draft 2018: Mock Draft Roundup

After a memorable Final Four in women’s basketball, the excitement is building for the 2018 WNBA Draft on April 12.

There seems to be an agreement over who will be the first pick, as South Carolina’s A’ja Wilson is atop most draft boards. However, after UConn’s Azura Stevens declared for the draft a year early, the remaining lottery picks could go in a number of directions.

Here are mock drafts of the first round from four media outlets:

1. Las Vegas Aces
Associated Press: A’ja Wilson, C, South Carolina
DraftSite: A’ja Wilson, C, South Carolina
FanSided: A’ja Wilson, C, South Carolina
ESPN: A’ja Wilson, C, South Carolina

2. Indiana Fever
Associated Press: Kelsey Mitchell, G, Ohio State
DraftSite: Azura Stevens, C, Connecticut
FanSided: Kelsey Mitchell, G, Ohio State
ESPN: Kelsey Mitchell, G, Ohio State

3. Chicago Sky
Associated Press: Diamond DeShields, G, Tennessee
DraftSite: Kelsey Mitchell, G, Ohio State
FanSided: Diamond DeShields, G, Tennessee
ESPN: Diamond DeShields, G, Tennessee

4. Chicago Sky
Associated Press: Azura Stevens, C, Connecticut
DraftSite: Diamond DeShields, G, Tennessee
FanSided: Azura Stevens, C, Connecticut
ESPN: Azura Stevens, C, Connecticut

5. Seattle Storm
Associated Press: Jordin Canada, G, UCLA
DraftSite: Jordin Canada, G, UCLA
FanSided: Jordin Canada, G, UCLA
ESPN: Jordin Canada, G, UCLA

6. Dallas Wings
Associated Press: Gabby Williams, F, Connecticut
DraftSite: Mercedes Russell, C, Tennessee
FanSided: Lexie Brown, G, Duke
ESPN: Gabby Williams, F, Connecticut

7. Washington Mystics
Associated Press: Victoria Vivians, G, Mississippi St
DraftSite: Gabby Williams, F, Connecticut
FanSided: Gabby Williams, F, Connecticut
ESPN: Victoria Vivians, G, Mississippi St

8. Indiana Fever
Associated Press: Maria Vadeeva, C, Russia
DraftSite: Kia Nurse, G, Connecticut
FanSided: Victoria Vivians, G, Mississippi St
ESPN: Lexie Brown, G, Duke

9. Connecticut Sun
Associated Press: Kia Nurse, G, Connecticut
DraftSite: Lexie Brown, G, Duke
FanSided: Kia Nurse, G, Connecticut
ESPN: Kia Nurse, G, Connecticut

10. New York Liberty
Associated Press: Ariel Atkins, G, Texas
DraftSite: Victoria Vivians, G, Mississippi St
FanSided: Maria Vadeeva, C, Russia
ESPN: Ariel Atkins, G, Texas

11. Los Angeles Sparks
Associated Press: Stephanie Mavunga, F, Ohio State
DraftSite: Monique Billings, F, UCLA
FanSided: Stephanie Mavunga, F, Ohio State
ESPN: Monique Billings, F, UCLA

12. Phoenix Mercury
Associated Press: Marie Gulich, C, Oregon State
DraftSite: Marie Gulich, C, Oregon State
FanSided: Monique Billings, F, UCLA
ESPN: Maria Vadeeva, C, Russia