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Tuesday, April 8, 2008
A few teams could get multiple players selected in first round

By Graham Hays

Might Maryland, Tennessee, North Carolina and Rutgers each get two first-round picks in Wednesday's WNBA draft on ESPN2 (1 p.m. ET)? A look at how the first round might shape up (check out's draft board and player prospects:

First-round mock draft
Pick Player
1. Los Angeles Sparks (10-24) Candace Parker, F/G/C, Tennessee
2. Chicago Sky (14-20) Sylvia Fowles, C, LSU
3. Minnesota Lynx (10-24) Candice Wiggins, G, Stanford
4. Detroit Shock (24-10)
(from Atlanta via Seattle)
Laura Harper, C, Maryland
5. Houston Comets (13-21) Alexis Hornbuckle, G, Tennessee
6. Washington Mystics (16-18) Matee Ajavon, G, Rutgers
7. New York Liberty (16-18) Erlana Larkins, F, North Carolina
8. Atlanta Dream (new franchise) Tasha Humphrey, F, Georgia
9. Connecticut Sun Essence Carson, G, Rutgers
10. Sacramento Monarchs (19-15) Crystal Langhorne, F, Maryland
11. Detroit Shock (24-10)
(from San Antonio)
Amber Holt, F, Middle Tennessee
12. Connecticut Sun (18-16)
(from Indiana)
LaToya Pringle, F, North Carolina
13. Phoenix Mercury (23-11) Crystal Kelly, F, Western Kentucky
14. New York Liberty (16-18)
(from Detroit)
Charel Allen, G, Notre Dame

Graham Hays is a regular contributor to's women's basketball coverage. E-mail him at