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23 former SEC players on 2022 WNBA opening day rosters

53 days ago
SEC Staff
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The WNBA opens the 2022 season today and 23 former SEC stars made WNBA opening day rosters.

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

Eleven 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.

6 - South Carolina

Alaina Coates (Indiana)

Allisha Gray (Dallas)

Tyasha Harris (Dallas)

Destanni Henderson (Indiana)

Tiffany Mitchell (Indiana)

A'ja Wilson (Las Vegas)

5 - Tennessee

Rae Burrell (Los Angeles)

Diamond DeShields (Phoenix)

Isabelle Harrison (Dallas)

Candace Parker (Chicago)

Mercedes Russell (Seattle)

2 - LSU

Sylvia Fowles (Minnesota)

Theresa Plaisance (Las Vegas)

2 - Mississippi State

Teaira McCowan (Dallas)

Victoria Vivians (Indiana)

2 - Texas A&M

Chennedy Carter (Los Angeles)

Sydney Colson (Las Vegas)

1 - Alabama

Jasmine Walker (Los Angeles)

1 - Auburn

DeWanna Bonner (Connecticut)

1 - Florida

Kiara Smith (Connecticut)

1 - Kentucky

Rhyne Howard (Atlanta)

1 - Ole Miss

Shakira Austin (Washington)

1 - Missouri

Sophie Cunningham (Phoenix)