There weren’t many bigger transfers during the 2022 offseason than Ashley Owusu’s move from Maryland to Virginia Tech. The addition of the full-court playmaker may be just what the Hokies have needed to separate themselves from the pack in the competitive ACC.
The Oklahoma Sooners boasted one of the most explosive offenses in the country last season, and athletic guard/forward Madi Williams thrived in it. She returns to Oklahoma for a fifth season, during which she’ll hone her skills in anticipation of the 2023 WNBA Draft.
The Indiana Hoosiers are in a position to do something special for the 2022-23 NCAA season, and Grace Berger will once again be leading the charge. The fifth-year senior guard has a steady, balanced game and specializes in draining short-range and mid-range jumpshots.
The United States Women’s National Team took home the gold in international play yet again, winning the 2022 FIBA World Cup in Sydney and automatically qualifying for the 2024 Paris Olympics.
The 2022 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup tips off this Wednesday, and Team USA will enter the competition aiming for its fourth consecutive gold medal. It will be favored to accomplish that goal, though things may be a little less certain than in years past.
The Las Vegas Aces are just one victory away from their first-ever WNBA championship as their stars continue to show out. Down two games to none, the Connecticut Sun have some work to do as they head home to host Game 3.
Rickea Jackson transferred from Mississippi State to Tennessee last March, staying in the SEC but moving to a situation with far less volatility. Should she get acquainted with her new teammates early and successfully, the potential is there for the multi-talented Jackson to earn a top selection in the 2023 WNBA Draft.
The Chicago Sky were unable to match the Connecticut Sun’s physicality in Game 4 of the 2022 WNBA Semifinals, allowing a single-game record for points in the paint. The series will now shift back to Chicago for a winner-take-all Game 5.
The 2022-23 college basketball season is right around the corner, and for WNBA fans, that means it’s almost time to start watching for the league’s next crop of young talent. Here are just a few of the biggest names we’ll expect to see drafted in 2023.