Alyssa Thomas scored a career-high 33 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as fourth-seeded Maryland upset No. 1 seed Tennessee 73-62 on Sunday in the Louisville Region semifinal.
Alyssa Thomas scored all 16 of her points in the second half, and Maryland squeezed past cold-shooting Texas 69-64 Tuesday night to reach the Sweet 16 of the NCAA women’s tournament for the third consecutive year.
Maryland senior Alyssa Thomas would trade all of her career records for a national championship.
After the Lady Terps reached the Sweet 16 with an injury-decimated team last year, there’s a feeling that this could again be a special season in College Park.