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WATCH: Azura Stevens Doesn’t Regret Leaving UConn Early for WNBA

The former Husky returned to Connecticut to face the Sun in WNBA action.

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Azura Stevens didn’t exactly have the lengthiest of UConn women’s basketball careers. The Raleigh, North Carolina native transferred in from Duke and sat out the 2016-17 season before carving out a role as the best sixth-player in the country as a redshirt junior in 2017-18.

However, after the season ended Stevens made the decision to forego her final year of eligibility and enter the WNBA Draft, where she was selected sixth overall to the Dallas Wings. Stevens’ rookie year has been solid, averaging 8.9 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in 20.2 minutes per game.

When asked before Tuesday’s game against the Connecticut Sun if she felt she made the right decision, Stevens had a quick answer.

“Yup, I wouldn’t change a thing,” she said.

Stevens wasn’t sure what reaction she would get from the crowd, though.

“It’ll be interesting to be welcomed by the fans or booed, I don’t know which one I’m going to get,” Stevens laughed. “It brings back memories playing here for the conference tournament and in December against Oklahoma. This is a special group of fans.”

You can watch the full interview with Stevens below.

Video by Ian Bethune.