Here’s a sports fairy tale that never gets old: Underdog team with few resources but a lot of heart beats the odds and comes out on top. That is what actually happened to the 1971-72 women’s basketball squad at tiny Immaculata College. It’s also what happened to “The Mighty Macs,” a small-budget movie about the team’s improbable national championship.
The lottery for the top pick in next year’s WNBA draft will be held Nov. 10, the league announced Thursday. Tulsa, which finished a league-worst 3-31 record has the best chance (44.2 percent) at getting the No. 1 pick in the lottery that includes the four teams that didn’t make the playoffs this year.