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Caitlin Clark, other college standouts have been prepping for WNBA draft and now are just hours away

Apr. 15, 2024 13:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Caitlin Clark, Angel Reese, Cameron Brink and others have been prepping for Monday night’s WNBA draft and now they are just hours away from the next chapter of their basketball careers. Not only are there several impact players in this year’s draft class, but...

Caitlin Clark's young dream of playing in the WNBA is set to become reality

Apr. 15, 2024 08:30 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In elementary school, Caitlin Clark wrote down a list of her goals and dreams that included playing in the WNBA one day. That dream will become a reality Monday night when Clark is expected to be taken first by the Indiana Fever in the WNBA draft. Her mom Anne still...

Iowa star Caitlin Clark makes surprise appearance on 'Saturday Night Live'

Apr. 14, 2024 18:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Live from New York, it’s Caitlin Clark! The Iowa star made a surprise appearance on “Saturday Night Live” during the show's “ Weekend Update ” segment. She said she first heard about the possibility at the Final Four although discussions...

UConn's Aaliyah Edwards is ready to achieve her pro dream with WNBA draft around the corner

Apr. 13, 2024 23:31 PM EDT

Aaliyah Edwards is set to achieve yet another dream. The Ontario native is a projected first-round pick for Monday’s WNBA draft after a successful four-year career with the UConn Huskies. The 6-foot-3 forward was a two-time all-American with the storied NCAA program,...

Caitlin Clark and Angel Reese headline one of the most anticipated WNBA drafts in years

Apr. 13, 2024 23:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Caitlin Clark, Angel Reese, Cameron Brink and others make this one of the most anticipated WNBA drafts in recent years. There are several impact players up for grabs, but their talent is nearly eclipsed by their popularity among basketball fans. “Caitlin is kind...

Clark, Reese headline list of 15 players invited to WNBA draft

Apr. 11, 2024 21:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Caitlin Clark and Angel Reese headline a list of 15 college players who have been invited to the WNBA draft on Monday, the league announced Thursday. Clark, who is the career leading scorer in Division I men's and women's basketball, is expected to go first to the...

Caitlin Clark and Indiana Fever to have most national appearances on WNBA broadcast schedule

Apr. 10, 2024 13:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Call it the Caitlin Clark effect. The WNBA will show 36 of the Indiana Fever's 40 games on its national broadcast and streaming partners, starting with the season opener at Connecticut on May 14. Last season, the Fever had only 22 of their games shown nationally. ...

Caitlin Clark's next big move could be helping Indiana Fever end seven-year WNBA playoff drought

Apr. 10, 2024 13:24 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — John Meinen has been an avid Iowa basketball fan for decades. The 61-year-old former hoops player never lost touch with the sport, his home state or his beloved Hawkeyes' men's or women's teams, even after moving to Indianapolis. So with the...

Clark Effect: Ratings and attendance boost could be on way for WNBA

Apr. 09, 2024 13:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The basketball world can’t get enough of Caitlin Clark and now that the college season is over, next up is the WNBA draft. While there is no drama about whether the Iowa guard will be the top pick, there is excitement about her arrival. With record ratings for the...

Clark and Cardoso haven't entered the WNBA draft yet. They have 48 hours after their final game

Apr. 04, 2024 19:42 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Caitlin Clark hasn't officially entered the WNBA draft yet. Iowa fans shouldn't get their hopes up that she's returning for another season. Clark, who said on social media before the women's NCAA Tournament began that she would enter the draft, has been busy. Iowa...