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UConn basketball’s Paige Bueckers ignites teammates

UConn basketball’s Paige Bueckers ignites teammates

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MIAMI, April 1 (UPI) -- Hall of Fame coach Geno Auriemma has seen almost everything at UConn. He has 11 titles and has mentored scores of All-Americans, but he can't fully describe the brilliance of freshman Paige Bueckers at the NCAA tournament. "Paige does a lot of things you can't explain," Auriemma told reporters after UConn beat Baylor in the Elite Eight on Monday in San Antonio. Advertisement Auriemma, who has coached UConn since 1985, admitted that the freshman still has some elements of her game that need work. But he also said Bueckers has traits he can't teach. "What she can do is she can sense the moment," Auriemma said of Bueckers' ability to make great plays at the toughest moments. "Like all great players, she can sense when it's time and what's needed, when it's necessary."...