Bueckers had to be helped off the floor with less than a minute to play in No. 2 UConn’s 73–54 win over No. 24 Notre Dame. As the sophomore guard tried to bring the ball up court with 38.5 seconds to play, her left leg buckled and nearly brought her all the way to the ground.
Bueckers was able to hobble her way up the court before falling in front of the Huskies bench in obvious pain. She was then helped off the floor and into the locker room by two of her teammates.
The apparent injury marred an otherwise fantastic afternoon for Bueckers and UConn. The 2020-21 Wooden Award winner scored 22 points, dished out four assists