NCAA Womens Basketball: Final Four-Semifinal-Connecticut vs Stanford

Apr 1, 2022; Minneapolis, MN, USA; UConn Huskies guard Paige Bueckers (5) speaks to the media after defeating the Stanford Cardinal in the Final Four semifinals of the women's college basketball NCAA Tournament at Target Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

UConn women's basketball star guard Paige Bueckers sustained a torn anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee and will miss the 2022-23 season, the school announced Wednesday.

Bueckers sustained the injury during a pick-up basketball game on Monday. The 2021 Wooden Award and Naismith Trophy winner underwent an MRI later that night which confirmed the severity of the injury.

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