Texas A&M’s Aaliyah Wilson Drafted in the First Round of the WNBA Draft

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Texas A&M guard Aaliyah Wilson (2) during the first half of a college basketball game against the Iowa State in the second round of the women’s NCAA tournament at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Wednesday, March 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Texas A&M Athletics Press Release:

NEW YORK – Texas A&M women’s basketball’s Aaliyah Wilson was drafted by the Seattle Storm with the No. 11 pick in the first round of the 2021 WNBA Draft on Thursday evening.

Wilson becomes the 15th WNBA draftee in program history, and the 14th under head coach Gary Blair. The Muskogee, Oklahoma, native is the second Aggie to be drafted by the Seattle Storm. She is the third player in program history to be selected in the first round.

Wilson was named an All-American by the Associated Press, and earned All-SEC Second Team recognition this season. The Aggie led the team in scoring with 12.7 points per game, while hauling in 5.9 rebounds per contest as a guard.

The All-American also led the team in steals (51) and blocks (24). She scored a career-high 27 points versus the Arkansas Razorbacks to give her the first SEC Player of the Week honor of her career on Jan. 13, 2021.

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