MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Coming off a runner-up finish in the WNBA Finals last season, the Minnesota Lynx had a notable theme in the WNBA Draft Monday night.
The Lynx had four draft choices, and took guards with three of them. With their top pick, the 12th overall, the Lynx selected Nebraska guard Lindsey Moore. Two picks later, the Lynx chose Georgetown guard Ta’shauna Rodgers.
The Lynx also chose Colorado guard Chucky Jeffery at No. 24 and center Waltiea Rolle at No. 36.
Jeffery led Colordao with more than 13 points per game, four assists, more than eight rebounds and two assists per game. Rolle averaged more than 12 points, six rebounds and two blocks per game for North Carolina.
Former Minneapolis South star Tayler Hill, who went on to play at Ohio State, was selected as the No. 4 overall pick by the Washington Mystics. Brittany Chambers of Jordan was also taken No. 22 overall by the Los Angeles Sparks.