• UConn Huskies October 19, 2022 3:18 pm

    Injured Paige Bueckers Says She'll Spend Season as Student Coach

    Injured UConn star Paige Bueckers, in one of her recent Instagram stories, walks into a team photo shoot carrying a whistle and a clipboard and calling herself “Coach P,” much to the amusement of her teammates. For the former national player of the year who will miss the 2022-23 season with a torn ACL in her left knee, the idea…

  • uconn basketball October 18, 2022 3:26 pm

    UConn Women Picked to Win Big East Again

    Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies were in a familiar spot — atop the Big East. The sixth-ranked Huskies were the preseason pick to win the conference again by the league’s coaches Tuesday. They enter the season as the two-time reigning champions, winning the Big East both years since rejoining the conference. In total, UConn has won 21 Big East…

  • Paige Bueckers September 2, 2022 4:36 pm

    Paige Bueckers Talks About What Comes After Surgery as Huskies Prepare for New Season

    It’s a big blow to a team that came up a game short of the program’s 12th national title a year ago. For the team, it’s all about moving forward and star Paige Bueckers will be there cheering on her teammates every step of the way. Bueckers will miss the entire 2022-23 season after tearing her anterior cruciate ligament...

  • Paige Bueckers August 3, 2022 5:10 pm

    Paige Bueckers Out For Entire UConn Season After Suffering ACL Tear

    UConn women’s basketball superstar Paige Bueckers will miss the entire 2022-23 season after tearing her ACL on Monday, the school announced.

  • Paige Bueckers April 2, 2022 7:00 pm

    Paige Bueckers Food Distribution Helps Families in Minneapolis

    UConn star Paige Bueckers put on a pop-up distribution for families struggling with food insecurity in the Minneapolis area.

  • uconn basketball April 1, 2022 4:30 pm

    UConn and Stanford Renew Intense Rivalry at Final Four

    Stanford and UConn have met on the biggest stage in women’s basketball many times over the past 27 years. The rivalry between the two storied programs led by Hall of Fame coaches Geno Auriemma and Tara VanDerveer will resume Friday night in the Final Four, five years after their previous meeting. The winner advances to Sunday night’s championship game...

  • Paige Bueckers March 31, 2022 5:52 pm

    Paige Bueckers' High School Coach Happy to See Her Home for Final Four

    UConn superstar Paige Bueckers went to high school just nine miles from where she will be playing in the Final Four in Minneapolis, Minnesota Friday night.

  • uconn basketball March 29, 2022 4:39 am

    UConn Headed to Final Four After Double Overtime Win Over NC State

    Paige Bueckers scored 15 of her 27 points in the two overtimes, and UConn beat North Carolina State 91-87 to extend the Huskies’ record women’s Final Four streak to 14 straight on Monday night. The Huskies, who had been 0-for-5 in overtime in the NCAA Tournament, will face top seed Stanford on Friday night in the national semifinals in Minneapolis….

  • UConn March 26, 2022 4:44 pm

    UConn Beats Indiana, Headed to Elite 8

    Paige Bueckers and Christyn Williams each scored 15 points to lead a balanced UConn offense in a 75-58 win over Indiana on Saturday to advance the Huskies into their 16th consecutive regional final. Olivia Nelson-Ododa had a double-double with 10 points and 14 rebounds for Connecticut (28-5), which outscored the Hoosiers 46-32 in the paint. Azzi Fudd added 13 points…

  • UConn Huskies March 19, 2022 5:02 pm

    Bueckers Starts as UConn Rolls Past Mercer 83-38

    Paige Bueckers started and scored 12 points as UConn began its run toward a 12th NCAA Tournament title with an 83-38 first-round rout of No. 15 seed Mercer on Saturday. Last season’s national player of the year played 25 minutes, the most in six games since coming back from a left knee injury that kept her out for more than…

  • UConn Huskies March 18, 2022 5:16 pm

    Bueckers Remains UConn's Biggest Question for NCAA Tournament

    UConn star Paige Bueckers is by all accounts physically fit again as her Huskies enter the women’s NCAA Tournament looking for a 14th consecutive appearance in the Final Four and a 12th national title. Last season’s national player of the year has come off the bench in five games since returning from the left knee tibia plateau fracture and...

  • uconn sports March 6, 2022 9:04 pm

    No. 7 UConn Cruises Past Marquette in Big East Semifinals

    Geno Auriemma believes he’s starting to see this year’s UConn team play like the ones that took home 11 national championships. The seventh-ranked Huskies used depth and their trademark stifling defense Sunday to cruise past No. 5 seed Marquette, 71-51, in the semifinals of the Big East Tournament. “It’s taken a long time to get back there,” Auriemma said....

  • uconn sports March 5, 2022 5:03 pm

    Bueckers, No. 7 UConn Women Rout Hoyas in Big East Quarters

    UConn coach Geno Auriemma says star sophomore Paige Bueckers isn’t where she wants to be in returning from knee surgery, but she’s getting there. Bueckers came off the bench to score 16 points Saturday and No. 7 UConn routed Georgetown 84-38 in the quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament. Last season’s national player of the year, who suffered a...

  • UConn Huskies February 27, 2022 4:27 pm

    Williams, Juhasz Leads No. 7 UConn in Rout of Providence

    Paige Bueckers made her first start since getting injured two months ago and Christyn Williams scored 16 points in her final regular-season game to lead No. 7 UConn to an 88-31 rout of Providence on Sunday. Bueckers played 13 minutes again, scoring two points and had five assists in her second game since returning from the left knee injury that…

  • Paige Bueckers February 25, 2022 9:23 pm

    Bueckers Returns as No. 7 UConn Routs St. John's 93-38

    Paige Bueckers scored eight points in 12 minutes Friday night, returning from a left knee injury that kept her out for more than two months and helping No. 7 UConn to a 93-38 rout of St. John’s. The sophomore guard was cleared to play against St. John’s at the XL Center in Hartford Friday night, according to UConn. She’s...

  • uconn basketball February 24, 2022 6:06 pm

    UConn's Paige Bueckers to Return Friday vs. St. John's

    UConn women’s basketball star Paige Bueckers will return to the court Friday for the first time since injuring her leg in December. The sophomore guard has been cleared to play against St. John’s at the XL Center in Hartford Friday night, according to UConn. Bueckers has been out since suffering an anterior tibial fracture and lateral meniscus tear at...

  • uconn basketball January 12, 2022 2:19 pm

    Rare Signs of Fragility For UConn Women's Basketball Dynasty

    UConn, the most dominant program in the history of women’s college basketball, is showing some signs of vulnerability. The 10th-ranked Huskies are just 7-3 this season and have had some of their more impressive winning streaks come to an end. A 57-44 loss to Georgia Tech last month was UConn’s first to an unranked opponent since 2012, a span...

  • uconn basketball December 14, 2021 3:03 pm

    UConn's Paige Bueckers Out 8 Weeks After Undergoing Knee Surgery

    UConn star Paige Bueckers underwent surgery on her injured left knee Monday, according to the university. The sophomore guard injured her knee in a game against Notre Dame on December 5. An MRI detected a fracture in her tibia at the knee referred to as a tibial plateau fracture. After her surgery at UConn Health Monday, the school also revealed…

  • uconn basketball December 13, 2021 3:30 pm

    UConn Drops to No. 7, Lowest Spot in Top 25 Since 2007

    UConn dropped four spots to No. 7 in the women’s AP Top 25 released Monday, its lowest ranking in 14 years after losing its first game against an unranked team since 2012. The Huskies fell to Georgia Tech last week in its first game without sophomore star Paige Bueckers, who is sidelined for at least six weeks with a tibial…

  • Paige Bueckers December 11, 2021 8:05 pm

    UConn Star Bueckers Considering Surgery on Injured Left Leg

    UConn star Paige Bueckers is considering surgery to repair the left leg fracture she suffered a week ago, which may mean missing more time than originally expected. Coach Geno Auriemma said Saturday that Bueckers is in the process of getting more medical opinions on how to proceed. The reigning national player of the year fractured her left tibia at the…

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