Chris Dailey

Moriah Jefferson's New Coach Very Confident In UConn Guard's Abilities

Moriah Jefferson's New Coach Very Confident In UConn Guard's Abilities

Naturally dejected when San Antonio point guard Danielle Robinson injured her Achilles tendon in Turkey in January, Stars coach/general manager Dan Hughes consoled himself by looking down the road a few months.

After an 8-26 season in 2015, the Stars had the second pick in the 2016 WNBA draft.

"To be honest with you, I went into the draft thinking Moriah Jefferson might be the second-best player in it," Hughes said. "All her senior year did was reinforce the concept. It's one thing to be the second-best player in the draft, but then it comes down to how [her talent] is going to translate into the WNBA. In watching her development, I thought that it would...

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