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    Bone Forgoing Senior Season at Texas AM for WNBA

    Kelsey Bone of Texas A&M Aggies headed to WNBA - ESPN


    have to laugh a little here....as prior to the tourney, Gary was talking about the SEC being the best league next year, and had aspirations of returning to national championship.....

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    Re: Bone Forgoing Senior Season at Texas AM for WNBA

    Wait. What? I can't think that the WNBA pays better than the SEC does.



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    Re: Bone Forgoing Senior Season at Texas AM for WNBA

    "Blair said he intends to add two post players in the late signing period with Bone leaving."
    Must be nice to just be able to grab a couple late signings like that.



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    Re: Bone Forgoing Senior Season at Texas AM for WNBA

    When I shoot, it is a jumper. When Bone shoots, do they call it a Bone*?



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    Re: Bone Forgoing Senior Season at Texas AM for WNBA

    Anyone who leaves college early to play in the WNBA is an idiot. The players don't even make enough money to have a career. You'd just as well leave college early to work at McDonald's.



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    Re: Bone Forgoing Senior Season at Texas AM for WNBA

    Quote Originally Posted by ruxCYtable View Post
    Anyone who leaves college early to play in the WNBA is an idiot. The players don't even make enough money to have a career. You'd just as well leave college early to work at McDonald's.
    She is going to have her degree, so what the heck are you running your mouth about?



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    Re: Bone Forgoing Senior Season at Texas AM for WNBA

    Quote Originally Posted by ruxCYtable View Post
    Anyone who leaves college early to play in the WNBA is an idiot. The players don't even make enough money to have a career. You'd just as well leave college early to work at McDonald's.
    Bone, who started her career at South Carolina and sat out the Aggies' 2011 national title season after transferring, said she's on schedule to graduate in May with a degree in university studies.

    Maybe you should actually read the article before commenting.



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    Re: Bone Forgoing Senior Season at Texas AM for WNBA

    Quote Originally Posted by ruxCYtable View Post
    Anyone who leaves college early to play in the WNBA is an idiot. The players don't even make enough money to have a career. You'd just as well leave college early to work at McDonald's.
    Rookie minimum = 35k. Average salary = 72k. This plus the fact most WNBA players supplement that by playing overseas for salaries higher than they get in the WNBA means she might be able to make close to six-figures right out of the gate.



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    Re: Bone Forgoing Senior Season at Texas AM for WNBA

    Ah, well then. Don't I feel like the ****in' *** hole.

    Take it easy on me. I'm grieving. (Last time I'll play that card.)



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    Re: Bone Forgoing Senior Season at Texas AM for WNBA

    Quote Originally Posted by mred View Post
    Rookie minimum = 35k. Average salary = 72k.
    And that's for about 4.5 months of work. 5.5 months if your team makes the finals.



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    Re: Bone Forgoing Senior Season at Texas AM for WNBA

    And a transition into coaching, athletic management, or other related fields afterwards.

    Failing that, a nice little nest egg to get a "real job" like the rest of us.



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