Redemption is common thread

Shock, 9-59 the past two seasons, and some draft picks after the same thing

Originally Published: April 16, 2012
By Mechelle Voepel | espnW

BRISTOL, Conn. -- Miami's Riquna Williams breathed a sigh of relief and gratitude when she heard her name called. Her wait was over, and she hopes a fresh start is ahead.

"I definitely got teary," Williams said.

At Monday's WNBA draft, Williams was one of the 15 players invited to take part at ESPN's studio. Considering how her Miami career ended -- she was not taken to the team's early-round NCAA tournament games at Gonzaga, where the Hurricanes lost in the second ...

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