MINNEAPOLIS Lindsay Whalen and Janel McCarville are reunited once again in Minnesota.
The Minnesota Lynx announced Friday that they acquired McCarville from New York, along with a 2014 second-round pick from Tulsa, as part of a three-team trade. The Lynx dealt guard Candice Wiggins to the Shock as part of the trade.
McCarville will join Whalen, a current Lynx guard and McCarville's former teammate at the University of Minnesota. The two were instrumental in the Gophers' 2004 Final Four run. During that season, Whalen averaged 20.5 points while McCarville scored 16.1 points per game and averaged 10.8 rebounds.
Before the trade was announced, McCarville tweeted: "I feel like I am on my way back to the U to play some college ball with @Lindsay_13," with a picture of a sign that said "Minnesota welcomes you."
McCarville, 30, hasn't played in the WNBA since 2010 with Liberty. The 6-foot-2 center was the first overall pick in the 2005 WNBA Draft by the Charlotte Sting. McCarville spent j...