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.
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.
The Owls will have a week until their NCAA tournament fate is decided.
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.
Senior guard Feyonda Fitzgerald set an American Athletic Conference tournament record, scoring 30 points in the 67-58 quarterfinal win against Houston.
Senior guard Feyonda Fitzgerald earned first-team all-American Athletic Conference distinction and junior guard Tanaya Atkinson is the conference's Sixth Player of the Year.
Temple locked up the No. 2 seed for the event in Connecticut.