At long last, the WNBA season is once again upon us. Many fans whose obsessions will not let them sit idly during the all-too-long offseason comb the collegiate landscape for potential WNBA draftees, evaluating and sorting them in the excitement of watching them play at the next level.
Here is the proud product of such an obsession: the 2017 FanRag WNBA Mock Draft.
1. San Antonio Stars: G Kelsey Plum (Washington)
There aren’t many ways to improve a struggling offense like adding the NCAA’s all-time leading scorer. Plum, who broke the record this past season and finished her career averaging 25.3 points per game, isn’t just a volume scorer. She very nearly recorded a 50/40/90 campaign in 2016-17 while facing more defensive attention than almost any other individual player. Plum’s sweeping of the NCAA’s end-of-season awards was well-deserved. San Antonio will be happy to have her.