CollegeWNBA WNBA draft eve By Sue Favor - April 11, 2018 WNBA draft: Five storylines to watch at the draft. It’s draft time. The draft prospects arrived yesterday. Strategizing with the Fever for an historic draft night. The Sky is sitting pretty entering the draft, with the third and fourth picks. The Lynx, with their roster virtually set, are drafting for camp competition. They are also keeping an eye out for trade deals. And they remain mindful of their future. The Sparks are looking to build depth and add a post player. The Sun is looking to get it right tomorrow. Las Vegas Aces coach Bill Laimbeer says the first pick will be very easy. A’ja Wilson is a jackpot waiting to be won. Russia’s Maria Vadeeva could be the steal of the WNBA draft. How will Azura’ Stevens effect the draft? Stevens and Diamond DeShields are among the Sky’s targets in the draft. Kelsey Mitchell is grateful to be there. Mitchell and her Buckeye teammates await their fate. Five things to know about Victoria Vivians. Where Jordin Canada and Monique Billings fit in. Canada is the best playmaker in the draft. When will Tennessee’s Jaime Nared and Mercedes Russell be picked? Katelyn Flaherty and Tyler Scaife are draft hopefuls with New Jersey ties. Lexie Brown and Rebecca Greenwell are set for tomorrow. UConn’s three stars are expected to be drafted early. Versatile Cal guard Mikayla Cowling looks forward to the draft. Imani McGee-Stafford reflects on the draft process. WNBA news: The league has kicked off their 2018 ad campaign with the emotional story of Skylar Diggins-Smith’s comeback. How Christine Monjer is marketing the Las Vegas Aces. College player news: Bianca Cuevas-Moore has transferred from South Carolina to West Virginia. Chanette Hicks is leaving Virginia Tech. College coach news: Tennessee’s AD is working on a contract extension for Holly Warlick. Tom Garrick is the new head coach at UMass Lowell. Longwood will hire Rebecca Tillett as head coach. Akron coach Jodi Kest is retiring after 12 years. Howard Payne coach Meia Netter has resigned after five seasons. Marlene Sollings left the Gophers for “sleeping giant” Texas Tech. Again, UAlbany needs a new coach. High school news: MaxPreps All-American team.