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SEC with 23 Former Players on WNBA Opening Day Rosters

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Birmingham, Ala. -- The WNBA opens the 2021 season on Friday and 23 former SEC stars made WNBA opening day rosters.

Tennessee leads all SEC teams with seven former players; South Carolina has five; Arkansas, LSU, Mississippi State and Texas A&M have two each; while Alabama, Auburn, and Missouri, have one each.

Ten 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.

7 - Tennessee
Cierra Burdick, Phoenix
Rennia Davis, Minnesota
Diamond DeShields, Chicago
Isabelle Harrison, Dallas
Candace Parker, Chicago
Shekinna Stricklen, Atlanta
Mercedes Russell, Seattle

5 - South Carolina
Allisha Gray, Dallas
Tyasha Harris, Dallas
Mikiah Herbert Harrigan, Seattle
Tiffany Mitchell, Indiana
A'ja Wilson, Las Vegas

2 - Arkansas
Chelsea Dungee, Dallas
Destiny Slocum, Las Vegas

2 - LSU
Sylvia Fowles, Minnesota
Theresa Plaisance, Washington

2 - Mississippi State
Teaira McCowan, Indiana
Victoria Vivians, Indiana

2 - Texas A&M
Chennedy Carter, Atlanta
Aaliyah Wilson, Indiana

1 - Alabama
Jasmine Walker, Los Angeles

1 - Auburn
DeWanna Bonner, Phoenix

1 - Missouri
Sophie Cunningham, Phoenix