Senior guard Alliya Butts will miss the 2017-18 season after tearing her ACL during practice on Wednesday, according to a team release.
Butts will have surgery within the next two weeks, according to the release.
Butts is a three time all-American Athletic Conference and All-Big 5 selection and has been a main contributor for the Owls ever since joining the program in 2014.
Last season, Butts averaged 15.5 points per game. In 2016-17 postseason play, Butts averaged 21.3 points per game. She scored a season-high 28 points against the University of Oregon during the first round of the NCAA tournament.
Butts is seventh on Temple’s all-time scoring list with 1,481 points.