Dickson cut by Comets

Jessica Dickson has been a professional basketball player for less than seven weeks but has already been through three teams.Since being selected by the Sacramento Monarchs with the 21st overall selection on May 4, Dickson was traded to the Indiana Fever for a third-round pick in next year’s draft, cut by Indiana and signed with the Houston Comets. Dickson started one preseason game for the Fever, playing 18 minutes and scoring three points during Indiana’s 81-76 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks.

Her stint in Houston only lasted five days as Dickson was among the final cuts before the start of the WNBA regular season Tuesday night.

Dickson finished her career with the Bulls after scoring 2,402 points – the most by any USF player to don a Bulls jersey, male or female.

Only three players in USF women’s basketball have played in the WNBA. Wanda Guyton, the program’s previous all-time leading scorer, won two championships with the Comets and spent a season with the Detroit Shock in her three seasons in the league.

Dickson returned home to Ocala and is considering playing professionally overseas.

Ezria Parsons, one of Dickson’s former USF teammates, agreed to a free agent contract with the Charlotte Sting before the franchise folded earlier this year.

USF junior Errol Blackmon clinched a place in the NCAA Championships after leaping a season-best 6-feet, 11 inches in the high jump during the NCAA East Regional Championships. Blackmon will travel to Sacramento, Calif. June 6-9 in the NCAA Division I Track & Field Championships. Last year, Blackmon finished 14th in the nation in the high jump.