April 4, 2024 

WNBA releases list of players who declared for 2024 draft

Caitlin Clark and Cameron Brink lead the pack

On Thursday, the WNBA released the list of players who have declared for the 2024 WNBA Draft.

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Two of the top prospects, guard Caitlin Clark of Iowa and forward Cameron Brink of Stanford, have declared for the draft. Clark is widely expected to be the No. 1 pick. Other prospects, such as UConn forward Aaliyah Edwards and guard Nika Muhl, recently announced their decisions to declare on social media.

On Tuesday, South Carolina senior center Kamilla Cardoso announced that she was declaring for the draft. The No. 1 seed Gamecocks are participating in the Final Four in Cleveland and will face No. 3 seed NC State on Friday on ESPN at 7 p.m. ET.

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“Thank you to everyone who has been a part of my journey so far,” Cardoso wrote on X. “I am excited for what the future holds and can’t wait to see where this next chapter takes me.”

On Wednesday, LSU forward Angel Reese announced in Vogue that she declared for the draft, after the Tigers fell to the No. 1 seed Iowa Hawkeyes in the Elite Eight on Monday.

Players still participating in the NCAA Tournament can declare themselves eligible for the draft within 48 hours of their final games.

Here is the list of players who have declared so far.

Shalexxus AaronHoustonGuard6’1
Brinae AlexanderMarylandGuard-forward6′
Jillian ArcherSt. John’sForward6’2
Erynn BarnumMississippi StateForward6’2
Sara BejediFlorida State (Finland)Guard5’7
Grace BergDrakeForward6′
Aijha BlackwellBaylorGuard-forward5’11
Daisha BradfordLouisiana MonroeGuard5’8
Cameron BrinkStanfordForward6’4
Zippy BroughtonFloridaGuard5’7
Kassondra BrownRutgersCenter6’2
Kennedy BrownDukeCenter6’6
Jakia Brown-TurnerMarylandGuard6’9
Sam BrunelleVirginiaForward6’2
Jacinta BuckleyEastern WashingtonGuard6’1
Jessika CarterMississippi StateCenter6’5
Leilani CorreaFloridaGuard6′
Makayla DanielsArkansasGuard5’8
A’Jah DavisSeton HallForward-center6’1
Domonique DavisSouthern MississippiGuard5’6
Kaitlyn DavisUSCForward6’2
Marquesha DavisMississippiGuard6′
Unique DrakeSt. John’sGuard5’7
Faith DutFloridaForward6’4
Dre’Una EdwardsBaylorForward6′
Derin ErdoganNortheastern (Turkey)Guard5’7
Dyaisha FairSyracuseGuard5’5
McKenzie ForbesUSCGuard-forward6′
Zakiyah FranklinKansasGuard5’8
Katia GallegosTulsaGuard5’7
Shaylee GonzalesTexasGuard5’10
Gabby GregoryKansas StateGuard6′
Madison GriggsMemphisGuard5’9
Lauren HansenMichiganGuard5’9
Dayshanette HarrisClemsonGuard5’7
Amari HeardSavannah StateGuard6′
Camille HobbyIllinoisCenter6’4
Mackenzie HolmesIndianaForward6’3
Abbey HsuColumbiaGuard6’11
Rita IgbokweMississippiCenter6’4
Angel JacksonJackson StateForward6’6
Rickea JacksonTennesseeForward6’2
Taiyanna JacksonKansasCenter6’6
Kiki JeffersonLouisvilleGuard6’1
Hannah JumpStanfordGuard6′
Holly KersgieterKansasGuard5’11
Jordan KingMarquetteGuard5’11
Elizabeth KitleyVirginia TechCenter6’6
Ny LangleyVirginia UnionForward5’10
Kamryn LemonTexas Permian BasinGuard5’8
Jada LewisSan Diego StateGuard5’9
Esmery MartinezArizonaForward6’2
Brynna MaxwellGonzagaGuard6′
Leilani McIntoshCaliforniaGuard5’5
Danae McNealEast CarolinaGuard6′
Rebeka MikulášikováOhio State (Slovakia)Forward6’4
Quay MillerColoradoForward6’3
Javyn NicholsonGeorgiaForward6’2
Charisma OsborneUCLAGuard5’9
Lauren Park-LaneMississippi StateGuard5’3
Taiyier ParksOhio StateForward6’3
Anaya PeoplesDePaulGuard5’11
Alissa PiliUtahForward6’2
Chanaya PintoPenn State (Mozambique)Forward6’1
Jasmine PowellTennesseeGuard5’6
Abby ProhaskaSan Diego StateGuard5’9
Angel ReeseLSUForward6’3
Nina RickardsLouisvilleGuard5’9
Amari RobinsonClemsonForward6′
Klarke SconiersDelawareCenter6’2
Honesty Scott-GraysonAuburnGuard5’9
Jacy SheldonOhio StateGuard5’10
Jaz ShelleyNebraska (Australia)Guard5’9
Jaylyn SherrodColoradoGuard5’7
Anne SimonMaine (Luxembourg)Guard5’9
Tyia SingletonMississippiForward6’2
Camryn TaylorVirginiaForward6’2
Celeste TaylorOhio StateGuard5’11
Sydney TaylorLouisvilleGuard5’9
Taniyah ThompsonGeorgiaGuard5’11
Kayleigh TruongGonzagaGuard5’9
Kaylynne TruongGonzagaGuard5’8
Alexis TuckerFlorida StateGuard5’11
Antwainette WalkerEastern KentuckyGuard5’11
Chloe WebbCalifornia BaptistGuard5’8
Savannah WheelerMiddle Tennessee StateGuard5’6
Charlotte WhittakerColorado (New Zealand)Forward6’3
Desi-Rae YoungUNLVCenter6’1
Tiara YoungSMUGuard5’9

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the NCAA granted an additional year of eligibility to every winter-sport athlete in 2020-21. Women’s basketball players who played that season will have an extra year of NCAA eligibility remaining after the 2023-24 season. The WNBA and WNBPA agreed on an opt-in process for NCAA players who will be eligible for the 2024 draft.

WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert will reveal the draft picks during a live broadcast on ESPN on April 15 at 7:30 p.m. ET. The top prospects will be present at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. The Indiana Fever hold the first pick.

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Written by Aya Abdeen

Aya Abdeen is a student in sports journalism at Arizona State University and has been a contributing writer for The Next since December 2022. She is also a sports reporter for the Sun Devils’ women’s basketball team for The State Press. Her work has also appeared on AZPreps365.

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