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Want to play in the WNBA? Go to U-Conn. or Tennessee.


U-Conn. graduate Tina Charles plays for the Connecticut Sun. (Jessica Hill/AP)

Aspiring women’s basketball players might be able to boost their chances to make it in the WNBA if they go to the University of Connecticut or University of Tennessee, at least according to statistics. Those two schools produced 24 current WNBA players — 12 from each, more than any other school, at least according to the number-crunching of Reddit user Nebraska_Actually.

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Marissa Payne writes for The Early Lead, a fast-breaking sports blog, where she focuses on what she calls the “cultural anthropological” side of sports, aka “mostly the fun stuff.” She is also an avid WWE fan.
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