14 Facts About Alyssa Thomas


Alyssa Thomas was born on April 12,1992 and is an American professional basketball forward for the Connecticut Sun of the Women's National Basketball Association.

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Alyssa Thomas is the University of Maryland's all-time leader in scoring, rebounding and double-doubles for both the women's and men's programs, and one of only three athletes in NCAAW history with six career triple-doubles.

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Alyssa Thomas attended Central Dauphin High School in Pennsylvania and became the school's all-time leading scorer.

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Alyssa Thomas was named to the 2010 Parade All-American First Team, and was named a unanimous 2010 ESPN and USA Today All-American.

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Alyssa Thomas came to national attention in her sophomore season.

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Alyssa Thomas led the Maryland Terrapins to the 2012 ACC Championship, scoring 29 points in the championship game against Georgia Tech and earning ACC Tournament MVP honors.

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Alyssa Thomas won ACC Player of the Year for a second time and led the injury-addled Terrapins to the Sweet Sixteen in the NCAA Tournament.

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Alyssa Thomas capped her collegiate career by earning 2014 ACC Player of the Year for a third straight season, in addition to AP, WBCA and USBWA First-Team All America honors.

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Alyssa Thomas led a young Terrapins squad on a deep run through the NCAA Tournament, scoring a career-high 33 points against the Tennessee Lady Vols in the Sweet Sixteen en route to reaching the 2014 Final Four in Nashville.

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Alyssa Thomas was drafted 4th overall by the New York Liberty in the 2014 WNBA draft, and was draft-day traded to the Sun alongside Kelsey Bone.

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In February 2018, Alyssa Thomas re-signed with the Sun to a multi-year deal in free agency.

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Alyssa Thomas returned to play in Game 3, scoring 23 points and 12 rebounds.

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Alyssa Thomas led the league in scoring and rebounding, averaging 19 points and 11.

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Alyssa Thomas is the older sister of former Wake Forest player Devin Alyssa Thomas.

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