Paige Bueckers has been one of NCAA Women’s Basketball’s top players, and is now a top prospect in this years WNBA Draft.
Bueckers so far has started and appeared in 24 games for the Huskies and leads the squad in points, assists, steals and three-point field goal percentage.
Talk about put the team on your back?
Most definitely not saying UCONN isn’t great, but having a top player in college definitely helps.
Bueckers freshman year has been historically great, let’s look at her greatness a little closer.
AP First Team All-American Big East Player of the Year
Big East Freshman of the Year
Big East Tournament Most Outstanding Player
2021 All-Big East First Team
2021 Big East All-Freshman Team
2021 ESPN Women’s Player of the Year
2021 ESPN Women’s Freshman of the Year UConn Single-Game Assist Record Freshman Season Record Holder for Assists
Scouts around the WNBA believe that Brueker can be the face of the WNBA once drafted, and could even go 1st overall in this years draft.
Bueckers success is nothing new as she was the No. 1 ranked recruit coming out of high school and was named the 2019-20 Gatorade Female Athlete of the Year.
Thanks to Brueckers, the Huskies hood a dominant 24-1 record, earning the No. 1 in the NCAA bracket, tonight they will play No. 16 seed High Point University. Expect the Huskies to dominate and move on and potentially win a NCAA Championship.