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UConn Women's Basketball Player Paige Bueckers Nears Millionaire's Club

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Paige Bueckers is making money moves.

Even though the 21-year-old UConn star is out for the season due to an ACL injury, she's still one of the most successful female athletes in the NCAA, according to On3 Sports.

The record-setting Huskies point guard was ranked the third-most successful female Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) moneymaker by On3 Sports. 

Valued at $816,000, Bueckers and countless other college athletes have been able to profit off of their own names since the NCAA lifted the NIL ban last year.

Bueckers was ranked the top recruit in her class by ESPN at Hopkins High School in Minnesota, and in her first year on the UConn women's team, became the first freshman to earn a national women's college player of the year award.

These days, the junior athlete has been leaning into her new title, "Coach P," as her injury heals, ESPN reports, and sharing the journey with her 1 million followers on Instagram, and 391,300 followers on TikTok.

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