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Coach Stephanie White left the Fever after the season to take over at Vanderbilt.

“My goal was to identify and hire someone who has extensive head coaching experience in the pro women’s game and we are fortunate to bring Pokey to Indiana,” said Kelly Krauskopf, the team’s president and general manager.

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“I’m elated and excited about it,” Chatman said of the chance to lead Indiana.

“I didn’t really think about the time frame and how quickly it was until I read it somewhere.

Jordin Canada and Monique Billings’ jobs are done at UCLA. The Southern California natives were among the top 10 prospects invited to the league’s New York City headquarters to attend the draft Thursday at 4 p.m. Connecticut was the only other school to send multiple players to the draft festivities.

They led the Bruins to their first Elite Eight appearance since 1999. The Bruins haven’t had a first-rounder since Noelle Quinn in 2007 and could have two players selected in the first round in the same year for the first time.

It speaks volumes to what’s going on here.” Chatman will take over a team that has a rich history in the WNBA, winning a title in 2012 and reaching the playoffs for the past 12 years.

Indiana was 17-17 this past year, losing in the first round.I’m excited about it.” The Fever will have a different look not only on the sidelines, but also on the court as longtime star Tamika Catchings retired.Indiana still has a strong nucleus with Briann Janaury (Lewis and Clark HS), Erlana Larkins, Tiffany Mitchell and Marissa Coleman.I have watched her teams and admired how her players continuously improve from year to year.” The 47-year-old Chatman was not retained by the Chicago Sky after this past season when she guided the team to an 18-16 record and an appearance in the WNBA playoff semifinals.She won 106 games in Chicago and led the team to its first-ever playoff appearance in 2013 and a trip to the WNBA Finals in 2014.Chicago made the playoffs in each of her last four seasons. “I have a lot of pride in what we were able to accomplish in Chicago in six years.

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