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Celebrities and fans react to Paige Bueckers' season-ending injury.

UConn Athletics announced on Wednesday that Bueckers suffered a torn ACL that will sideline her for the 2022-2023 season.

STORRS, Connecticut — The announcement of UConn star Paige Bueckers' season-ending ACL injury has rocked the sports world. 

Fans and teammates on social media have expressed their heartbreak for not being able to watch Bueckers play in her Junior year season. 

Dawn Staley, head coach of South Carolina who competed against UConn in the 2022 NCAA Championship game expressed her sadness over the news. 

RELATED: UConn's Paige Bueckers out for 2022-23 season due to injury

Dorka Juhász, Bueckers' teammate who is also recovering from injury, sent Bueckers her love. 

Bueckers' teammate Nika Mühl also posted this message on her Instagram

Credit: Nika Muhl

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Paige Bueckers' fans and UConn fans expressed how shocked and heartbroken they were over the news. 

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Bueckers will undergo surgery later this week. 

Daniel Dashefsky is a digital content producer at FOX61 News. He can be reached at ddashefsky@fox61.com.

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