CollegeWNBA It went down By Sue Favor - April 13, 2017 WNBA Draft: WNBA Draft: the rich get richer, and so do the needy. Kelsey Plum knows she needs to work on her defense, but she’s proven she can take a team to new heights. After a missing title run, Alaina Coates heard her name called early. Dawn Staley advises her most recent draftees. Coates, Allisha Gray and Kaela Davis have made their WNBA dreams a reality. Nia Coffey was a mesmerizing, underappreciated force on the court. Kentucky’s Evelyn Akhator and Makayla Epps have a shot at WNBA dreams. International news: WNBA stars will battle in the Euroleague Final Four. College player news: Meet Oregon’s mystery player, Satou Sabally. College coach news: Karl Smesko has reportedly been offered the USC job. High school news: Five unsigned seniors.