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Oklahoma State’s Toni Young invited to WNBA Draft

by Gina Mizell Modified: April 22, 2013 at 6:31 pm •  Published: April 11, 2013

Oklahoma State forward Toni Young is one of 12 prospects invited to the WNBA Draft, which will be held Monday at ESPN Headquarters in Bristol, Conn.

Players invited to the draft have been targeted as potential first-round picks.

Young, who is regarded as one of the best athletes available in the draft, finished her Cowgirl career as a unanimous All-Big 12 first team selection after averaging 16 points and 10.1 rebounds per game as a senior. She’s OSU’s all-time leader in blocks (173), while ranking second in school history in rebounds (1,069) and seventh in scoring (1,649 points).

Here’s a complete list of all players invited to the draft:
Alex Bentley, Penn State
Kelsey Bone, Texas A&M
Layshia Claredon, California
Elena Delle Donne, Deleware
Skylar Diggins, Notre Dame
Kelly Faris, Connecticut
Brittney Griner, Baylor
Tianna Hawkins, Maryland
Tayler Hill, Ohio State
Lindsey Moore, Nebraska
Sugar Rodgers, Georgetown
Toni Young, Oklahoma State

Draft order
First Round
1. Phoenix (7-27)
2. Chicago (14-20)
3. Tulsa (9-25)
4. Washington (5-29)
5. New York (15-19)
6. Seattle (16-18)
7. New York from Atlanta (19-15) via Washington
8. San Antonio (21-13)
9. Indiana (22-12)
10. Los Angeles (24-10)
11. Connecticut (25-9)
12. Minnesota (27-7)

by Gina Mizell
OSU Sports Reporter
Gina Mizell joined The Oklahoman in August of 2011 as the Oklahoma State beat writer, where she covered the Cowboys' historic run to the Big 12 championship and Fiesta Bowl in her first season on the job. Before arriving in Stillwater, Gina was...
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