Maryland's Alyssa Thomas selected No. 4 in WNBA Draft

Maryland's Alyssa Thomas selected No. 4 in WNBA Draft
April 15, 2014, 11:45 am
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(Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports)

Perhaps the greatest women's basketball player in the history of the Maryland program, Alyssa Thomas, is now a professional.

The native of Harrisburg, Pa., was selected No. 4 overall by the New York Liberty in Monday's WNBA Draft, then was promptly traded to the Connecticut Sun in a deal involving 2012 league MVP Tina Charles.

Thomas was a three-time ACC Player of the Year while at Maryland and became the program's all-time leading scorer during her senior season.

The program tweeted out a congratulatory picture after Thomas' selection:

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