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Phoenix Mercury select three players in 2016 WNBA Draft

South Florida's Courtney Williams (10) shoots against UCLA's Jordin Canada during a second-round women's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Los Angeles, Monday, March 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker)

The Phoenix Mercury selected three players in the 2016 WNBA Draft.

With their first-round selection, the Mercury selected guard Courtney Williams out of South Florida.

Williams was a 2016 Wooden Award Finalist and averaged 22.4 points in her senior year. Her 8.4 rebounds a game were the best mark among point guards in the country.

She finished as a unanimous selection to the All-AAC First Team in her junior and senior seasons.

In the second and third rounds, Phoenix selected Oregon forward Jillian Alleyne and UCLA guard Nirra Fields.

Alleyne finished her college career ranked second all-time in NCAA history in double-doubles (92) and third in rebounds (1,712).

Fields made the All Pac-12 three times with the Bruins and averaged 15.3 points and 5.4 rebounds per game in her senior season.

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