BLOG: Five Gamecocks selected in 2023 WNBA draft

Boston was the number 1 pick in this year's WNBA Draft
Published: Apr. 10, 2023 at 10:50 AM EDT|Updated: Apr. 10, 2023 at 10:57 AM EDT
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GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The 2023 Women’s NBA draft was a big night for the Gamecocks.

South Carolina’s Aliyah Boston was selected by the Indiana Fever as the No. 1 pick in the draft, and her teammates were not far behind her. Laeticia Amihere went to Atlanta with the No. 5 pick, Zia Cooke was taken at No. 10 by the Los Angeles Sparks, Brea Beal was chosen by the Minnesota Lynx at No. 24, and Victaria Saxton is joining Boston in Indiana after being taken at No. 25.

Five Gamecocks were drafted in this year's WNBA Draft

Furman head women’s basketball coach Jackie Carson joined FOX Carolina Sports Director Beth Hoole in the studio for the draft. You can see some of her comments down below.