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SEC with 20 former players on WNBA Opening Day rosters

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Birmingham, Ala. -- The WNBA opened the 2019 season on Friday and 20 former SEC stars made WNBA opening day rosters.

Tennessee leads all SEC teams with six former players; South Carolina has five; LSU and Mississippi State with three each; and Auburn, Missouri, and Texas A&M with one each.

Nine WNBA teams have at least one former SEC player on their opening day roster.

Below is a list of all former SEC players who were on opening day rosters of the WNBA.

Chicago
Diamond DeShields, Tennessee

Connecticut
Shekinna Stricklen, Tennessee

Dallas
Kaela Davis, South Carolina
Allisha Gray, South Carolina
Isabelle Harrison, Tennessee
Glory Johnson, Tennessee
Theresa Plaisance, LSU

Indiana
Teaira McCowan, Mississippi State
Tiffany Mitchell, South Carolina
Victoria Vivians, Mississippi State

Las Vegas
Sydney Colson, Texas A&M
A'ja Wilson, South Carolina

Los Angeles
Candace Parker, Tennessee

Minnesota
Seimone Augustus, LSU
Sylvia Fowles, LSU
Alaina Coates, South Carolina

Phoenix
DeWanna Bonner, Auburn
Sophie Cunningham, Missouri

Seattle
Anriel Howard, Mississippi State
Mercedes Russell, Tennessee