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Madi Williams Selected By Seattle Storm in 2023 WNBA Draft

NEW YORK CITY – With the 18th overall pick in the 2023 WNBA Draft, Oklahoma’s Madi Williams was selected by the Seattle Storm. Her second-round selection made Williams the eighth top-20 pick from Oklahoma since 2002.

Williams became the 15th Sooner all-time to be drafted and the first since Whitney Hand in 2013. The Fort Worth, Texas, product was Oklahoma’s highest selection since WNBA All-Star Danielle Robinson was picked sixth overall in 2011.

A three-time All-Big 12 first-team selection, Williams was an honorable mention All-America selection by the Associated Press and Women’s Basketball Coaches Association this season. The forward finished her Oklahoma career inside the school’s all-time top-10 in points (2nd, 2,365), rebounds (5th, 995), assists (9th, 354), steals (8th, 215), games played (2nd, 147) and starts (2nd, 141). Her career averages of 16.1 points, 6.8 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game saw her become the first Sooner ever to eclipse 2,000 career points, 950 rebounds and 300 assists.

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