Paige Bueckers, a freshman at the University of Connecticut, is being compared to gymnast Olivia Dunne for her impressive skills and viral social media presence.
Bueckers has gained a large following on social media platforms like TikTok and Instagram, where she shares videos of her basketball skills and daily life.
Her videos have gone viral, with some reaching millions of views and earning her the nickname 'the Olivia Dunne of college basketball.'
Bueckers was a highly recruited player in high school and has already made an impact on the UConn team, earning praise from coaches and teammates.
She is known for her ball-handling skills, court vision, and ability to make difficult shots.
Bueckers is expected to have a standout season and potentially lead UConn to another national championship.
Her rise to fame has also brought attention to the growing influence of social media in college sports and the potential for athletes to build their personal brands.