Caitlin Clark Breaks Scoring Record and Secures Sweet 16 Spot: Iowa’s NCAA Tournament Journey Continues

Caitlin Clark Breaks Women’s Scoring Record in Single Season as Iowa Advances to Sweet 16

Caitlin Clark, the top-seeded Iowa Hawkeyes, faced a tough challenge from the eighth-seeded West Virginia in the second round of the NCAA women’s basketball tournament on Monday night in Iowa City. During her final collegiate home game, Clark set a new scoring record with 32 points and brought her career points total to 3,830.

As the NCAA Division I all-time leading scorer, Clark’s performance in the game was nothing short of remarkable. In the fourth quarter, West Virginia tied the game after going on a 10-0 run. However, the Hawkeyes responded with a 12-2 run to secure their victory. Clark also set a new NCAA Division I women’s record for most points scored in a single season with 1,113.

After hosting the first and second-round tournament games, Iowa’s NCAA tournament road now goes through Albany, New York. This means that Clark has played her final collegiate game in Iowa City. Following the game, Clark expressed gratitude and pride for the program and her teammates. She highlighted the importance of using their home crowd for support and praised their experience and resilience as they prepare to face off against fifth-seeded Colorado in Sweet 16 round on Saturday in Albany.

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