Paige Bueckers

A close-up photo of UConn's Paige Bueckers showing her straight on, slightly bent over and looking in front of her. The text "Paige Bueckers is a Rare Gem" is overlaid at the bottom in all caps, and the orange Locked On Women's Basketball logo is in the top right corner.

Locked On Women’s Basketball: How rare gems in Minnesota helped build pro women’s basketball

By The Next / May 10, 2024

‘These are shining examples that have helped lead us … to where we are now’

Three close-up photos of WNBA prospects Paige Bueckers, JuJu Watkins and MiLaysia Fulwiley are displayed side-by-side. The text "WNBA prospect ranking" is overlaid at the bottom in all caps, and the orange Locked On Women's Basketball logo is in the top right corner.

Locked On Women’s Basketball: Ranking the top WNBA prospects in college basketball

By The Next / April 27, 2024

The top three are all top-20 prospects in WNBA history, our draft experts say

A collage of seven pictures of top WNBA draft prospects: In the middle, UConn guard Paige Bueckers screams in celebration while clenching her fists and flexing; surrounding her, from top-left clockwise: Notre Dame guard Hannah Hidalgo holds the ball while looking into the distance; South Carolina guard MiLaysia Fulwiley jumps in midair higher than every other player on the court to release a floater; Stanford big Kiki Iriafen holds the ball above her head in midair to release a jump shot over the extended arm of a defender; Texas A&M big Janiah Barker looks down; Texas wing Madison Booker leans over and yells in celebration, while teammates yell in random directions in celebration as well; JuJu Watkins holds the ball over head to release a free-throw.

Who are the top WNBA draft prospects in college basketball?

By Em Adler / April 23, 2024

The future has never been brighter

A masked Aaliyah Edwards is shown in profile, looking down at the floor.

UConn Huskies run out of gas, break down in national semifinal loss

By Tee Baker / April 6, 2024

A season of adversity stalls out in Final Four

Iowa's Lisa Bluder and Caitlin Clark smile for a photo with Clark's AP Player of the Year trophy.

For Caitlin Clark and Iowa, there’s unfinished business and appreciation of the journey

By Howard Megdal / April 5, 2024

Lisa Bluder: ‘People should have been talking about women’s basketball for a long time now’

UConn guard Paige Bueckers puts. up a shot during practice

Huskies fly under the radar into 23rd Final Four

By Tee Baker / April 5, 2024

‘Nobody expected us to be here’

Graphic with photo of UConn guard Paige Bueckers (5) celebrating during a game. Text below reads "UConn: Final Four". Locked On Women's Basketball logo at top right. Headshots of host Gigi Speer and guest Maria Trivelpiece at lower right.

Locked On Women’s Basketball: UConn Women’s Basketball with Maria Trivelpiece

By The Next / April 4, 2024

‘The resiliency this team [has], you see them fighting every time [they] step on the court’

UConn players pose for photos with the Portland Regional Championship trophy

UConn seniors anchor the voyage to Cleveland

By Michelle Smith / April 2, 2024

Huskies “miracle team” will face Iowa in national semis

UConn’s Paige Bueckers with Locked On Women’s Basketball text reading “Final Four or bust”

Locked On Women’s Basketball: The Final Four is taking shape

By The Next / April 1, 2024

Plus, breaking down the controversy surrounding the 3-point line in Portland

Graphic with photo of USC guard JuJu Watkins (12) dribbling the ball at left and UConn guard Paige Bueckers (5) blocking a Duke player's shot at right.

JuJu vs. Paige showdown will be about more than two stars

By Michelle Smith / March 31, 2024

USC is more than – and has always been more than Watkins in the same way that UConn has been more this season than Paige Bueckers. But it’s hard to quibble with the excitement, interest and ratings that it builds.