TheRoundUp 4/12: Moore goes No. 1

UConn's Moore Goes No. 1 to Minnesota - WSJ.com
The Minnesota Lynx made Maya Moore the No. 1 overall pick in Monday's WNBA draft. The Connecticut guard is a three-time Wade Trophy winner, four-time All-American and now the fourth top pick out of Connecticut (joining Tina Charles, Diana Taurasi and Sue Bird).

Special Day For UConn's Moore - Hartford Courant
As we have learned in the men's game, and we learn again with Kemba Walker's announcement today, players will, at any point, leave early for the NBA. The women's game is different. "Thank goodness," Geno Auriemma said. "[Maya] would be gone after her freshman year."

Kemba Walker to make NBA plans official on Tuesday - BostonHerald.com
The 20-year-old Walker is nearly completed with his degree requirements, and has already participated in "Senior Day" ceremonies. Whether he leaves UConn in May with a degree is uncertain, given his expected NBA responsibilities.

The Day - Sun pull off deal for Greene | News from southeastern Connecticut
Greene is reunited with former UConn teammates Renee Montgomery and [Tina] Charles. "I'm really excited she's coming," Charles said. "She's going to be a great addition to the team. Just her work ethic, and her leadership skills, and just what she wants for herself and knowing she has that mentality that we had at Connecticut, that there's no exception but championships.

Hartford Courant Photography: Photo blog, Courant photo gallery
Cool photo gallery from Gampel the night of the championship.

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