NMSU's first potential WNBA player in 20 years (since Anita Maxwell played a season for the now-defunct Cleveland Rockers), Moriah Mack, had a pretty good debut, playing 14 minutes Friday night in a pre-season game for the Minnesota Lynx against the Atlanta Dream, scoring 7 points and grabbing 2 rebounds and a steal.
The Lynx play their only other pre-season game at Washington on Monday night and as of a few minutes ago, Mo was still listed on the defending champs roster, so who knows?
In contrast, the few WAC players who have gotten camp contracts like Mo's in recent years have typically been cut before even seeing the court in a pre-season game. If nothing else the ability to tag her EuroBasket profile with the WNBA logo will help her get a better overseas gig if she doesn't make the Lynx regular-season roster. If she does make it, combined with Pascal Siakam that would give the Aggies a player in each of the basketball big leagues!
Four other former Aggie women have been active pros in 2017: Mack's former team mate Sasha Weber played with Freiburg in the top German League during the winter and is expected to join Latrobe City Energy in Australia for the remainder of the summer league. Tabytha Wampler, like Weber and Mack a 1,200+ point scorer at NMSU, has been playing since graduating in '12 and was with BC Avides in Germany this season. Two women who transferred out are also active, Keyora Wharry, injured after a few games in '11-12 but later a mainstay at Colorado State, played for Mark in Sweden, while Simone Ruedin, who played two seasons before transferring to Ft. Lewis in D2, is playing state league ball in Australia for Eltham City.
The men's side is crowded with Aggies beyond Siakam: Remi Barry (Vichy Clermont/France), Sim Bhullar (Guangxi/China), Renaldo Dixon (Halifax/Canada), DK Eldridge (Navalato/Mexico), Jonathan Gibson (Dallas Mavericks, then Anhui/China), Troy Gillenwater (Eskehir/Turkey), Justin Hawkins (Al Shurtah/Iraq), Hernst LaRoche (St. Quentin/France), Wendell McKines (Dongbu Promy/Korea), Daniel Mullings (Kataja/Finland), Chili Nephawe (Sendai/Japan), Bandja Sy (ASVEL/France), Tyrone Watson (Halifax/Canada).