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– The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame announced the Class of 2020 on ESPN2 during the #5 Connecticut at #1 South Carolina game (7:00 p.m. ET). The members of the Class of 2020 are: Debbie Brock (Veteran Player), Carol Callan (Contributor), Swin Cash (Player), Tamika Catchings (Player), Sue Donohoe (Contributor), Lauren Jackson (International Player), and Carol Stiff (Contributor).

The 2020 Induction will mark the 22nd Class of Inductees to be honored by the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, which held its grand opening and inaugural induction in 1999. The Class of 2020 will be inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, receiving their coveted Eastman Trophy and Baron Championship Induction Ring, on June 13, 2020, in Knoxville, Tennessee. Tickets for the ceremony are on sale now. For more information regarding tickets click here.


Swin Cash, a graduate of McKeesport High School, was a member of the University of Connecticut women’s basketball teams that won the National Championship in 2000 and 2002.  Cash was the second overall pick in the 2002 WNBA Draft by the Detroit Shock. 

She played 479 games in the WNBA for Detroit, Seattle, Chicago, Atlanta, and New York. During her playing career, she led the Detroit Shock to a WNBA championship title in her second year, the Shock’s first championship. Along with a WNBA championship, Cash was a member of the 2004 and 2012 U.S. Women’s Olympic Basketball Teams, winning gold both times. Currently, Cash serves as the Vice President of Basketball Operations and Team Development for the NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans. 


SWIN CASH (Player)

• Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist (2004, 2012).
• Three-time WNBA Champion (2003, 2006, 2010), four-time WNBA All-Star (2003, 2005, 2009, 2011), and twotime
WNBA All-Star Game MVP (2009, 2011).
• Guided the University of Connecticut to two NCAA National Championships in 2000 and 2002.



Humbled and Honored to be named to the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020. Congrats to the whole class! Thank you to the committee, my family, coaches, teammates, my hometown of McKeesport, PA and every single fan that loves our game and supports it!
To all of the young ladies like me that were growing up...as my Mom always told me “Don’t Quit!” 
Do what you love and love what you do young queens 👑! The game is in great hands 🙌🏽 💋 
#blessed 🙏🏽🙏🏽#Teamwegrinding













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