| 161 lb (73 kg)|
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
| November 17, 1986 (age 29)
Asheville, North Carolina (1986-11-17) |
Asheville (Asheville, North Carolina)
North Carolina (2005–2009)
2009 / Round: 2 / Pick: 15th overall
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Rashanda McCants Wikipedia
Rashanda McCants (born November 17, 1986) is an American former professional women's basketball player in the Women's National Basketball Association. Her brother is Rashad McCants, who also played professional basketball.
Rashanda Chanee’ McCants is the daughter of James and Brenda McCants. Her older brother, Rashad McCants, played in the National Basketball Association.
McCants played for Asheville High School in Asheville, North Carolina. McCants was an All-America selection by McDonald's. She and her older brother, Rashad, are the first brother-sister duo to play in the McDonald's All-American Game.
As a freshman, McCants was an honorable mention selection for the ACC All-Freshman team. She appeared in 34 games, ranking fifth on the team in scoring.
In her sophomore campaign, McCants started all 38 games for the Tar Heels, establishing a new school record for games played and games started in a season. In her junior year, McCants averaged 15.8 points, 3.3 assists, and 6.6 rebounds per game. She was named to the All ACC second team.
In her senior season, McCants was named to the All-American, ACC Player of the Year, Naismith Watch List, Preseason Wooden List and Lowe's Senior CLASS Award Candidate. She was also a preseason Wade Watch List selection. She averaged 15 points and 6.5 rebounds per game.
McCants was drafted 15th (second round) overall in the WNBA draft to the Minnesota Lynx in 2009. She was later traded to the Tulsa Shock for Alexis Hornbuckle. McCants was waived by the Shock in June 2011.