UConn Women’s Basketball star Paige Bueckers undergoes surgery

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Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma talks with guard Paige Bueckers (5) during a break in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against UMass-Lowell, Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, in Storrs, Conn. (David Butler II/Pool Photo via AP)

(WTNH) — UConn Women’s Basketball star guard Paige Bueckers is starting the recovery process following a surgery she underwent Friday.

The surgery was to repair an osteochondral defect on her right ankle. It happened at UConn Health Center and was deemed a success. Paige is expected to be ready to go for the preseason, beginning in September.

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