Prospects put a lot of effort into prep

Players must move forward from the NCAA tourney and focus on draft-day mindset

Originally Published: April 11, 2011
By Mechelle Voepel | ESPN.com

BRISTOL, Conn. -- Jantel Lavender was patient, looking around with her sister to get just want she wanted. There was a time when a 6-foot-4 woman usually despaired of finding dress clothes she liked that would fit -- unless she had them personally made.

But Lavender, the Ohio State senior post player who was searching for just the right thing to wear to Monday's WNBA draft (ESPN, 3 p.m. ET), says things have gotten much better for tall women when it comes to fashion.

"Most ...

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