Caitlin Clark’s Dominant Performance Lands Her on NCAA Division I All-Time Scoring List: Iowa Hawkeyes Top West Virginia in Second Round of Tournament

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

Caitlin Clark, Iowa’s top-seeded NCAA women’s basketball team, faced a tough challenge from West Virginia in the second round of the tournament on Monday night. The 22-year-old senior set a new scoring record during her final home game at Iowa City, with 32 points leading the Hawkeyes to a 64-54 win.

Clark’s performance brought her career points total to 3,830, making her the NCAA Division I all-time leading scorer. 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, surpassing the previous record set by Washington’s Kelsey Plum in 2016-17.

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 as she is WNBA-bound. Following the game, Clark expressed gratitude and pride for the program and her teammates and thanked them for their support throughout her journey at Iowa.

Clark credited the team’s composure during difficult moments in the game and highlighted how important it was to use their home crowd as support. She praised her teammates’ experience and resilience throughout their time together at Iowa. Next up for the Hawkeyes is a Sweet 16 matchup against fifth-seeded Colorado in Albany on Saturday in a rematch of last year’s Sweet 16 game.

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