WNBA’s Wiggins takes offseason college job

Candice Wiggins, who plays for the WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx,

has taken an offseason job with Occidental College as an assistant

women’s basketball coach.

Wiggins will focus on developing the Tigers’ guards. She was a

four-time All-American guard at Stanford before playing in the


She joins the staff of coach Heidi VanDerveer, whose sister,

Tara, coaches the Stanford women’s team. The Tigers, who played in

the NCAA Division III tournament last season, open the season on

Nov. 21.