College WNBA draft to go on as planned By Sue Favor - March 26, 2020 The draft will go on as planned, April 17, but it will be in virtual draft format. Atlanta Dream players are social distancing and awaiting news of the season. It’s business as usual for the Sun, as they prep for the draft. Chiney Ogwumike update. Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve is navigating an uncertain landscape during the coronavirus pandemic. College team news: Mississippi State’s newbies are coming into play. College player news: UCLA’s Natalie Chou says anti-Asian racism has no place during the coronavirus pandemic. How basketball gave Bethune-Cookman’s Jasmine Walker hope and a home. Three players from Lehigh Valley were denied their NCAA dreams. Wade Trophy finalists are Dana Evans, Tyasha Harris, Sabrina Ionescu and Aari McDonald. College coach news: How UConn coach Geno Auriemma is dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. Scott Merritt is Illinois’ new assistant coach. NCAA news: The NCAA’s distribution to schools is $375 million less due to the cancellation of the NCAA Tournament. Juco news: Precious Ivy is the new head coach at Trinity Valley CC. International news: Australia will host the 2022 FIBA cup.