What To Make Of The 2011-12 Boston College Women's Basketball Team?
Tulsa Shock center Liz Cambage has gone from a highly touted draft prospect to the second pick in the 2011 WNBA Draft to an injury-replacement All-Star but also through a coaching change, some minor wear and tear, and barely getting off the bench at times in the second half of the season. So is she worthy of an All-Rookie team selection?
On paper, it seems clear that anything short of earning a franchise-first playoff berth should be considered a disappointment for the Chicago Sky. Yet for all that might immediately stand out about this team, head coach Pokey Chatman called attention to a player that might not immediately stand out as worthy of mention as one of the team's most significant players.
Xavier's Ta'Shia Phillips' physical nature makes her among the top WNBA center prospects in the 2011 WNBA Draft. But like everyone, her game will need some work to become a consistent impact player as a pro.