Aari McDonald undoubtedly returned to Arizona for the 2020-21 season in order to do something special with her team, but there is also no doubt that she came back to improve her WNBA draft stock. There were questions about her shooting and her size. Questions that experts think she has largely answered.
“Aari McDonald was fantastic in the NCAA Tournament,” said ESPN women’s basketball analyst LaChina Robinson. “I do believe that, unfortunately, oftentimes with the Pac-12 Conference the average fan is maybe not up late enough to see the Arizona Wildcats play.