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Williams adjusting to life in the WNBA

Courtney Williams has yet to see much time on the court for the Phoenix Mercury this season, but showed her potential in the preseason when she averaged 13 points on over 50 percent shootng. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU Just over a month into her rookie season with the Phoenix Mercury, […]

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Jenkins signs with New York Liberty

USF forward Alisia Jenkins left USF as the career leader in rebounds (1,284) and owns the only two 20-point, 20-rebound games in program history. She signed with the New York Liberty as an undrafted free agent on Saturday. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU After watching USF teammate Courtney Williams and 35 others […]

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USF’s Williams selected eighth in WNBA draft

For the past four seasons, guard Courtney Williams has carried her team, taking USF to four postseason appearances, leaving bits and pieces of school records in her wake. On Thursday night, Williams was drafted eighth overall in the WNBA draft to the Phoenix Mercury. A lifetime of work finally evolved […]

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Former WNBA President Orender gives insight into gender in sports

Former WNBA President and business executive Donna Orender spoke at USF's Sports and Entertainment Management Lecture Series Thursday evening. ORACLE PHOTO/JACOB HOAG An innovator, a motivator and a portrait of ambition, she transcends the playing surface to provide a fresh look on gender equality. In a domain overrun by men, […]