Lady Vols' Parker not eligible for WNBA draft this year
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee star Candace Parker is not eligible for the WNBA draft this season and never had plans to leave college early, a Lady Vols spokeswoman said Friday.
"She has always planned to play next year," Tennessee spokeswoman Debby Jennings said.
The university discussed Parker's status in response to recent speculation on fan Web sites that the 20-year-old dunking sensation and Southeastern Conference player of the year would enter the WNBA draft in April.
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