Mar 31, 2013; Norfolk, VA, USA; Notre Dame Fighting Irish guard Skylar Diggins (4) dribbles the ball as Kansas Jayhawks guard Angel Goodrich (3) defends in the second half during the semifinals of the Norfolk regional in the 2013 NCAA womens basketball tournament at Ted Constant Convocation Center. The Fighting Irish won 93-63. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Goodrich Drafted By Tulsa Shock of WNBA

On Monday night, the Tulsa Shock drafted Angel Goodrich from Kansas with the 29th pick of the draft. The all-time assists leader at Kansas returns to her home state being a native of Oklahoma.

Brittany Griner from Baylor was the number one pick of the draft, while Elena Bella Donne went number two to Chicago. Tulsa used their first pick to select Skylar Diggins from Notre Dame. Diggins and the Irish finished off Kansas in the women’s NCAA tournament last month.

Goodrich became the first Jayhawk drafted since 2009 in the WNBA Draft.Goodrich finished her career with 1,262 points and 771 assists, the third-highest total in the Big 12 Conference history. The guard was a finalist for a number of women’s awards including the Naismith award, Wade trophy, and Wooden award.

Goodrich was one of the top point guards in the country, averaging seven assists per contest and nearly three steals. She averaged 14 points per game, and led the team in three-point field goals with 58 on the year.

 

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