The 6-foot sophomore guard had led the Royals to a 26-3 record and a berth in the Class AAAA state quarterfinals at the time of her selection. Bueckers averaged 22.8 points, 6.9 assists, 5.8 rebounds and 4.1 steals through 29 games. A member of the USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team, she is a two-time All-Metro and All-State honoree and was named to the All-State Tournament Team as a sophomore.
Bueckers has maintained a 3.72 GPA in the classroom. She will begin her junior year of high school this fall.
Bueckers has volunteered locally on behalf of Feed My Starving Children and youth basketball camps.