With Mark Cuban saying he would consider selecting Baylor star Brittney Griner if she was available in the NBA draft, many sports fans have wondered how the 6-foot-8 forward would fare competing against men.

Connecticut women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma, for one, thinks the idea of a female competing in the NBA is "ludicrous.".

Although Griner may never have the opportunity to play in the NBA, she wouldn't be the first successful female athlete to try out her game against male counterparts. Here are some of the notable women who have gone up against men.

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