Four women’s basketball players from the B1G heard their names called on WNBA Draft night on Monday. The conference ended the night with a pair of first-round picks, a second-round selection and a third-round pick.

Northwestern’s Veronica Burton was the first B1G player selected on Monday night, taken No. 7 overall by the Dallas Wings. She was a three-time winner of the B1G Defensive Player of the Year award and ended the 2021-22 season averaging 16.2 points, 5.2 rebounds and 4.9 assists per game.

She was the B1G’s only Top 10 selection in this year’s draft.

Taken No. 12 overall was Michigan State’s Nia Clouden, picked by the Connecticut Sun. Clouden was a first-team All-B1G selection after averaging 18.7 points per game for the Spartans, ranking fifth in the B1G in scoring.

Michigan’s Naz Hillmon was an early second-round pick, taken No. 3 by the Atlanta Dream. The Wolverines forward was the first player in program history to earn All-American honors after totaling 18 double-doubles (leading the B1G) and 17 games of scoring 20 points or more.

Ali Patberg out of Indiana was drafted in the third round on Monday night. She’ll be staying close to home, selected at No. 10 in the round by the Indiana Fever. Patberg averaged 11.5 points, 3.5 assists and 3.5 rebounds per game in her final year with the Hoosiers.