Geno Auriemma Reacts To Paige Bueckers’ Crushing Injury News

Geno Auriemma patting one of his players on the back.

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – APRIL 03: Head coach Geno Auriemma of the Connecticut Huskies consoles Katie Lou Samuelson #33 who sits on the bench due to an injury as they play against the Oregon State Beavers in the third quarter during the semifinals of the 2016 NCAA Women’s Final Four Basketball Championship at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on April 3, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

UConn received crushing news of Paige Bueckers suffering a torn ACL in her left knee that will require the star to miss the 2022-23 season.

Bueckers received the Naismith Trophy after averaging 20.0 points during her first year with the Huskies. Despite a leg injury limiting the guard to 17 games during her sophomore season, she led UConn to the national championship game.

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