Paige Bueckers is an American varsity basketball player for the Uconn Huskies, part of the Big East Conference in the NCAA Division I. She plays in the position of a point guard. She graduated from high school as the all-time leader with 2,877 points, 795 assists and 574 steals. She has won a gold medal at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, FIBA America Under 16, 17 and 19. She is currently back after missing 19 games due to her injury and winning in a match against St. John.
Paige Bueckers was born on October 20, 2001 in Edina, Minnesota, United States of America. Her parents’ names are Amy Dettbarn and Bob Bueckers. Her siblings’ names are Drew, Ryan and Lauren. She started playing basketball at the age of five. Paige graduated from Hopkins High School in Minnetonka, Minnesota. She continued to focus on her basketball career and joined the UConn Huskies women’s basketball. She has also received offers from UCLA, Notre Dame, Oregon State, Minnesota, Maryland, Texas, Duke and South Carolina.
Paige Bucker’s career
Paige joined Hopkins varsity team in the eighth grade and averaged 8.9 points, 3.5 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.4 steals per game. In her freshman season in high school, her average scores were 20.8 points, 4.5 rebounds, 4.5 steals, and 4.1 assists per game. As a sophomore, she missed the first two months of the season with an ankle injury. The season ended averaging 22.3 points, 6.8 assists, and 5.9 rebounds per game. In her junior year, she averaged 24.4 points, 5.1 assists, 4.9 rebounds, and 4.6 steals per game. The next year, her final year, she averaged 21.4 points, 9.4 assists, 5.4 steals and five rebounds per game.
During her college season as a freshman, she averaged 20 points, 5.8 assists, 4.9 rebounds and 2.3 steals per game and shot 46.4 percent from three-point range. She played against UMass Lowell, Tennessee, Georgetown, Marquette, South Carolina, Butler, Arizona, Iowa and other teams. As a sophomore, she made her season debut on November 14, 2021. This is because she underwent surgery on her right ankle to repair an osteochondral defect, a joint defect involving bone and cartilage.
She played games against Arkansas, Notre Dame, George Tech, Villanova and other teams. Between games, she sustained a tibial plateau fracture and underwent surgery to repair the fracture and previously unknown lateral meniscus tear. On July 13, 2021, she applied for a trademark for nickname use on athletic apparel such as shirts, pants, jackets, shoes, hats, and uniforms. Most recently, on February 25, 2022, she returned to the game and played against St.John’s. She came on as a substitute and scored eight points in the game by playing just 13 minutes and it was a win by a score of 93-38.
Paige Bueckers Social media
Paige is active on social media applications. In June 2016, she joined Twitter and has earned over 64.4 thousand followers and 395 followers. On her Instagram account, she has 963,000 followers with 921 followers. Her social media is filled with her basketball games, pictures of her with awards or playing basketball, with her teammates and promoting a brand.
Paige Bucker’s biography
|Real name||Paige Madison Buckers|
|date of birth||October 20, 2001|
|Age (as of 2022)||20 years|
|place of birth||Edina, Minn., USA|
|height||in feet inches – 5′ 11” – in centimeters – 180cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 64kg – in pounds – 140 pounds|
|shoe size||8 (USA)|
Paige Bueckers Family
|Brothers||Rayan Bueckers, Drew Bueckers|
|school||Hopkins High School|
|Who is Paige Bueckers’ boyfriend?||none|
Paige is currently single. The information about her love interest is not in the spotlight. As a celebrity, she separates her work and love life. It seems that she spends most of her time on the pitch and with her family and friends.
Paige Buecker Net Worth
Paige Buckers has earned a lot in her career by playing basketball. She earns prize money by winning the competitions. According to sources, her net worth was estimated at around $2.5 million. She also earns from various brand endorsements.
Facts About Paige Bueckers
- Her father is a software engineer while her mother represented the University of St. Thomas in cross country and track and field.
- Paige also played American football and soccer.
- She has hosted a charity basketball clinic called Buckets with Bueckers for young athletes.
- She was the first high school player to be featured on the cover of basketball magazine Slam.
- Paige was a five-star recruit and was ranked #1 in the class of 2020 by ESPN.
- On February 7, 2022, she announced a partnership with the Cash App payment service. Through this deal, she will promote social justice and create opportunities for families and children.
- One of her recommendations was with a footwear and apparel company called StockX.