Two HBCU Standouts Are Getting A Pro Shot

By BASN Wire Services
Updated: April 3, 2008

BALTIMORE — Coppin State seniors Rashida Suber and Shalamar Oakley have each been invited to the Women’s National Basketball Association pre-draft camp held at the University of Tampa this weekend.

The pre-draft camp will be held at the Bob Martinez Center located on the campus of the University of Tampa and will give WNBA coaches and general managers an opportunity to evaluate the skills of the approximately 40 prospects that will be attending the camp.

The camp will consist of on-court sessions, games and team interviews conducted by the head coach and general manager.

Suber led the Eagles averaging 17.9 points per game, while Oakley was second on the team averaging 17.5 per contest.

Oakley was named the MEAC’s Player of the Year in 2007-08 as well as earning Most Outstanding Player honors at the conference tournament.
Suber earned the conference’s player of the year honor in 2006-07 and was a three-time first team All-MEAC selection.

Oakley and Suber are both profiled in the draft section of the website.

The WNBA draft will be held on Wednesday, April 9 at the Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor, Fla., and will be televised live beginning at 1 p.m. on ESPN2.