Georgia forward Mackenzie Engram (33) moves the ball down the court during an NCAA college basketball game against Georgia Tech, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017 in Athens, Ga. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)
Photo: Joshua L. Jones/AP
Photo: Joshua L. Jones/AP

Dream selects Georgia’s Mackenzie Engram among three draft picks in 2018 WNBA Draft

With the 27th selection in Thursday’s 2018 WNBA Draft at Nike headquarters in New York, the Dream selected Georgia senior Mackenzie Engram in the third round.

Engram, a 6-foot-2 forward from Hillgrove High School in Powder Springs, shot 47.1 percent from the field and 35.4 percent beyond the arc during her senior season with the Bulldogs, averaging 12.9 points and seven rebounds. 

With consecutive second-round picks, the Dream also selected UCLA forward Monique Billings and Baylor point guard Kristy Wallace.

Billings was selected with the draft’s 15th pick — the Dream’s first of the night. The 6-foot-4 Billings averaged 15.3 points and a team-high of 9.5 rebounds in her senior season with the Bruins and was named to the All-Pac 12 team and Pac 12 Defensive team in each of the last two seasons.

With the 16th overall selection in Thursday’s draft, the Dream selected Wallace who was lost to knee injury in February. Before her injury, Wallace, 5-foot-11, averaged a career-high 13.1 points.

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