Nnemkadi Ogwumike Taken First By L.A. Sparks in WNBA Draft

by April 16, 2012
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The WNBA Draft was earlier today, and for those of you who missed it, here were the selections made during the first round:

1. Los Angeles Sparks: Nnemkadi Ogwumike, F (Stanford)

2. Seattle Storm: Shekinna Stricklen, G/F (Tennessee)

3. Minnesota Lynx: Devereaux Peters, F (Notre Dame)

4. Tulsa Shock: Glory Johnson, F (Tennessee)

5. San Antonio Silver Stars: Shenise Johnson, G (Miami)

6. Phoenix Mercury: Samantha Prahalis, G (Ohio State)

7. New York Liberty: Kelley Cain, C (Tennessee)

8. Washington Mystics: Natalie Novosel, G (Notre Dame)

9. Connecticut Sun: Astan Dabo, C (Mali)

10. Washington Mystics: LaSondra Barrett, F (LSU)

11. Indiana Fever: Sasha Goodlett, C (Georgia Tech)

12. Minnesota Lynx: Damiris Dantas, C (Brazil)

Expect more WNBA coverage—including analysis of the draft—in the coming week.