More on the draft, and new NCAA coaching hires

WNBA draft:

Draft recap.

Woops….the Dream drafted an ineligible player in Isabelle Yacoubou of France.

When the Mystics selected Natalie Novosel and LaSondra Barrett yesterday, they reunited friends who go back to AAU days.

The Shock’s draft picks are getting good reviews. “Our team got significantly better in the last 90 minutes,” said Shock President Steve Swetoha.

San Antonio Coach Dan Hughes discusses the draft.

The Sun must have felt they needed more, as they signed Brittany Carter to training camp.

As if the Lynx didn’t already have enough, they invited Purdue’s Brittany Rayburn to camp.

NCAA coaches:

Longtime Bowling Green assistant Jennifer Roos is now the head coach.

Larry Joe Inman is Tennessee State’s new coach.

Drake’s new coach is former Iowa standout Jennie (Lillis) Baranczyk.

Aaron Roussell is Bucknell’s new coach.

Latricia Trammell will head Oklahoma City University.

Whew! Where is that coach vacancy list again?

Mahogany Green joins the Kansas staff as an assistant.

Other college news:

Not sure where this story about the friendship between Pat Summitt and Bonnie Henrickson came from, but it’s a nice one.

These conference realignments are a bear. One Texas T-shirt company misidentified some SEC members.


ESPN’s series looks at the recruiting needs and efforts of the SEC.

Mark Lewis has more gem advice for recruits, who head into the season this month….and especially this weekend.