Former University at Buffalo women’s basketball guard Cierra Dillard has been cut from the Minnesota Lynx, the team announced in a press release Saturday.
Dillard did not play in Friday’s game against the Washington Mystics.
Dillard, who started all 34 games her senior season while averaging a team-best 25.2 points, tweeted her gratitude to the team Saturday.
Thank you Minnesota for the opportunity you’ve given me to learn from amazing talents and grow. What a great organization and city. Blessed and grateful for the time I spent with a great team. Good luck in the upcoming season💯🙏🏽— Cierra Dillard (@CDillard24) May 11, 2019
Dillard was drafted 20th overall in the WNBA Draft. She was the first player in UB basketball history to be drafted.