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Paige Bueckers, Arik Gilbert Named 2020 Gatorade High School Athletes of the Year

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Paige Bueckers and Arik Gilbert have been named the 2020 Gatorade High School Athletes of the Year.

Bueckers, who will be attending UConn in the fall, was named the Gatorade Girls Basketball Player of the Year for 2019-20. She averaged 21.0 points, 9.2 assists, 5.2 steals and 5.1 rebounds per game for Hopkins high school in Minnetonka, Minn., as a senior, guiding her team to a 30-0 record and the Class AAAA state championship game, which was canceled due to coronavirus. Bueckers was also named Most Valuable Player for the gold medal-winning USA Basketball U19 Women’s World Cup Team.