WNBA/NCAAW roundup: Michael Winger now president of Washington Mystics

Right here’s what occurred on this planet of girls’s basketball this previous week:

Michael Winger now president of Mystics

Monumental Basketball, which owns the Washington Wizards, Mystics and Capital Metropolis Go-Go, has brought in Winger, who was beforehand the final supervisor of the Los Angeles Clippers.

Isabelle Harrison to overlook time

The Sky signed Harrison at $160,000 this offseason. Her profession scoring common is 8.6.

Johnson began her profession at Rutgers because the No. 6 Hoop Gurlz recruit. She averaged 17.6 factors and a couple of.3 steals as a freshman earlier than transferring to NC State for the previous two seasons and averaging double figures each years. She upped her distributing to a career-best 3.5 assists per sport in 2022-23. She has made 155 profession threes at a 38.6 % clip. Norfolk State is a mid-major and an HBCU.

Johnson had the next to say about her determination:

“Lots of people assume you at all times need to go to Energy 5 faculties to get to your (dream), going to the WNBA, going professional. However I don’t assume it at all times must be like that. You may go to HBCUs, mid-majors. I believe you’ll be able to develop there and nonetheless chase your goals.”

Cimino comes over to the Large Inexperienced from St. Francis Brooklyn.

Alexis Morris calls out WNBA veterans, apologizes

Morris was pissed off about being minimize by the Solar and thought an answer could possibly be the older gamers retiring. She then apologized for expressing that and promised to offer all WNBA gamers their flowers. She additionally mentioned she nonetheless desires to play within the WNBA in some unspecified time in the future.

Elena Delle Donne criticizes refs, will get fined

Delle Donne expressed her frustrations over officiating to the media and while you do that you just’re gonna get fined.

At LSU’s go to to the White Home, Sa’Myah Smith faints

LSU head coach Kim Mulkey reported that Smith was “high-quality,” after the incident, however a scary second as Smith fainted on account of feeling “overheated and nauseous.”

WNBA sees success over opening weekend