Sun Select Kaila Charles and Juicy Landrum in 2020 WNBA Draft
With the 23rd and 35th overall picks in the 2020 WNBA Draft presented by State Farm, the Connecticut Sun selected Kaila Charles from the University of Maryland and Juicy Landrum from Baylor University.
Charles, a Glenn Dale, Md. native, finished her collegiate career with 1984 points, 930 rebounds and 263 assists and as one of six players in program history in top ten in points and rebounds. She started in all 135 games of her career and tied the program's record for games started set by Alyssa Thomas ('14). The 6'1" guard/forward, also received 3x All-Big Ten First Team honors, two USBWA All-American Third Team honors and two WBCA All-American Honorable Mention nods.
Landrum, a 5'8" guard was selected as the 35th overall pick. The Waco, TX native concluded her career at Baylor University with 1048 points, 495 rebounds and 384 assists. She set an NCAA, Baylor and Big 12 single-game record for three-point field goals made with 14 against Arkansas State (12/18/19). In the same contest, she scored a career high 42 points. Landrum was named an All-Big 12 First Team selection by the Waco Tribune Herald and an All-Big 12 Honorable Mention honoree by the Big 12 coaches.
The Sun are entering its 18th season since the team's arrival to Uncasville, CT in 2003. The WNBA announced on April 3, that training camp and the 2020 regular season will be postponed due to emerging details surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. For tickets and information, visit ConnecticutSun.com.
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