Alyssa Thomas wasn’t in position to appreciate setting Maryland’s career scoring record, not after the No. 8 Terrapins’ quick exit from their final Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.
It’s conference tournament week in women’s basketball with the NCAA tournament about two weeks away. Maryland’s Alyssa Thomas is among six players to watch among the top leagues in tournament action.
Maryland’s Alyssa Thomas won her third straight Atlantic Coast Conference basketball player of the year award.
Alyssa Thomas scored 20 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in her final home game as No. 9 Maryland defeated Virginia Tech 87-48 on Sunday.
Brenda Frese had a choice: Fly to Argentina to watch several of the nation’s best high school basketball players, or take a 30-minute drive to check out a relatively unknown teenager named Alyssa Thomas.
Maryland coach Brenda Frese broke into a wide smile when she was asked about Alyssa Thomas climbing the school’s all-time scoring charts. It’s a smile that will likely turn even wider as Thomas moves closer to becoming No. 1 on the list.
Miami couldn’t overcome Maryland’s size advantage and dropped further in the Atlantic Coast Conference standings.
Alyssa Thomas had 22 points, seven rebounds and four assists as No. 10 Maryland breezed past Clemson 95-43 Sunday to extend its winning streak over the Tigers to 14 games.
Alyssa Thomas had 19 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, and No. 10 Maryland cranked up the defense in a 94-46 rout of Pittsburgh on Thursday night.
Alyssa Thomas looked as if she was on her way to a big scoring performance for No. 8 Maryland, only to see No. 18 North Carolina State throw a different defensive scheme at her.
Maryland coach Brenda Frese knew her sixth-ranked basketball team was in for a painful experience against Georgia Tech.
Alyssa Thomas did her part, as expected, in helping No. 6 Maryland roll to its 13th consecutive victory.