Reigning women’s basketball Naismith Player of the Year Paige Bueckers might be sidelined longer than originally thought. After UConn’s 71-61 victory over UCLA on Saturday, coach Geno Auriemma said Bueckers was considering surgery to repair the tibial plateau fracture in her left knee.

“She needs to solicit a couple other opinions,” Auriemma said. “And then the next step is there’s either going to be surgery or there’s not going to be surgery. And that’s gotta happen relatively soon. Yes or no.” Read More