When Breanna Stewart, Moriah Jefferson, and Morgan Tuck exited the court together for the final time in a UConn jersey, they had reached improbable heights with a fourth straight title and an incredible collection of All-American and other accolades.
They came to UConn as three of the top six recruits in their class, and Stewart boldly declared they were going to win four national titles at UConn. The superstar followed through on that declaration with the help of her amazingly talented classmates.
Now, their time as UConn women's basketball players has come to an end. And wouldn't you know it, the soon-to-be former UConn women's basketball big three has one more chance to make history.
If Stewie, Mo and Tuck are drafted 1-2-3 by the Seattle Storm, San Antonio Silver Stars and Connecticut Sun, respectively, it would be the first time in the history of any professional sports league that three teammates were drafted back-to-back-to-back to start a draft.
Should Tuck fall to No. 4 and be taken by the Sun, it would match the 2002 WNBA Draft when Sue Bird was taken No. 1 overall by Seattle, Swin Cash No. 2 by Detroit and Ashja Jones No. 4 by Washington. That 2002 Draft also saw UConn's Tamika (Williams) Raymond taken No. 6 by Minnesota.
It's a foregone conclusion that Stewart and Jefferson will be the first two picks. All eyes will be on WNBA president Lisa Borders says when she reads the card to announce the third pick.
And maybe then, it will finally have sunk in as to what they've accomplished in their time as members of the 11-time National Champion UConn Huskies women's basketball program and provide closure as they begin the next chapter of their lives.