UConn’s Paige Bueckers is AP women’s player of the year

  • FILE - St. John’s guard Kadaja Bailey (30) fouls Connecticut guard Paige Bueckers (5) during a Feb. 17 game. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

  • UConn guard Paige Bueckers (5) celebrates the team’s win against Baylor in the Elite Eight. Bueckers became the first freshman ever to win the Associated Press women’s basketball player of the year award. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

SAN ANTONIO — Paige Bueckers is in a class all by herself.