Guards Allisha Gray and Kaela Davis went from being teammates at South Carolina to teammates on the Dallas Wings on Thursday night in the 2017 WNBA Draft.
Gray, a 6-foot junior from Sandersville, Ga., was selected at No. 4 overall and had 18 points, 10 rebounds and two assists in South Carolina’s 67-55 National Championship win over Mississippi State.
Davis, the Wings’ third top-10 selection on Thursday, had 10 points, six rebounds and one assist in National Championship. Davis played at Norcross High School and Buford High School.
THANK YOU TO EVERYBODY! Once again I don't wanna leave anybody out but thanks to everybody that has supported me lets continue to the WNBA❤— Allisha Gray (@Graytness_10) April 14, 2017
Congrats to @GamecockWBB own @KaelaD3 on being the selected with the 10th pick of the @WNBA draft. #dreamandgamecocksfact— dawnstaley (@dawnstaley) April 13, 2017
The Gamecocks had three players chosen in the first 10 selections.
Norcross High School alumna and Ohio State forward Shayla Cooper was selected 13th overall, the first pick of the second round, by the Connecticut Sun.
Fayette County High School graduate and Tennessee forward Schaquilla Nunn was selected by the San Antonio Stars with the 25th overall selection. Nunn, a 6-foot-3 redshirt senior, is from Fayetteville, Ga.
Gray, Davis and Cooper were interviewed by the AJC before Thursday's Draft.
With the No. 13 pick, the Connecticut Sun welcome Shayla Cooper! #WDraft17 pic.twitter.com/xerl6taDyJ— ConnecticutSun (@ConnecticutSun) April 14, 2017
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