Former Husker and Nebraska native Yvonne Turner signed a WNBA training camp contract with San Antonio, the Silver Stars announced Wednesday.
Turner, a first-team All-Big 12 selection and the conference Co-Defensive Player of the Year in 2010, is in her third season of professional basketball overseas after going undrafted by the WNBA following her senior season at Nebraska in 2010.
Turner, a 5-8 guard from Omaha, was the 2006 Gatorade Nebraska High School Player of the Year and a first-team WBCA All-American at Bellevue East. She was a three-year starter for the Huskers and helped Nebraska to the best season in school history in 2009-10, as NU finished 32-2 and 16-0 in the Big 12 on its way to the NCAA Sweet 16.
Turner, who has played professionally in Australia and Germany the past two seasons, is currently playing for Dynamo-GUVD Novosibirsk in Siberia. Competing in Europe’s best domestic league, Turner is averaging 13.6 points, 3.1 assists and 2.6 rebounds per game this season.
— World-Herald News Service