STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn’s Paige Bueckers, the national participant of the yr, underwent surgery on her right ankle, the college offered Saturday.
Friday’s job used to be wanted to repair an osteochondral defect, an wound that involves each the bone and the cartilage in the ankle.
The school mentioned the surgery, which used to be performed at UConn Smartly being ,used to be a hit and Bueckers needs to be ready for the preseason in September.
The Huskies point guard injured the ankle in UConn’s Jan. 21 take at Tennessee, however the college didn’t scream whether that introduced on the wound requiring surgery.
Bueckers averaged 20 aspects, 5.8 assists and 4.9 rebounds a game in main UConn (28-2) to its 13th straight Closing Four. She used to be the principle freshman to be named The Connected Press females’s basketball participant of the yr.