The Indiana Fever selected former guard Feyonda Fitzgerald with the 20th overall pick on Thursday in New York.
She is the first Owl to receive the honor since 2007.
The junior forward will not hire an agent, allowing him to return to Temple if he chooses.
Temple fell to Oregon in its first NCAA appearance since 2011.
Senior guard Feyonda Fitzgerald's last-second layup attempt got blocked in Temple's 71-70 loss to the University of Oregon at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina in the first round of the NCAA tournament.
The No. 7 Owls will play No. 10 Oregon on Saturday in Durham, North Carolina in their first tournament appearance since 2011.
Junior forward Obi Enechionyia's 20 points were not enough to prevent an 80-69 loss to East Carolina in the first round of the American Athletic Conference tournament on Thursday in Hartford, Connecticut.
The Owls will have a week until their NCAA tournament fate is decided.
The Owls play East Carolina in the first game of the American Athletic Conference tournament.
No. 25 Temple shot 3-for-16 from 3-point range in its 63-58 loss to South Florida in the American Athletic Conference semifinals on Sunday in Connecticut.