Brittney Griner is Caitlin Clark’s subsequent sufferer as Iowa star hunts extra NCAA data

Iowa Hawkeyes star Caitlin Clark scored 29 factors, dished out 10 assists and grabbed 10 rebounds in Friday’s 103-69 rout of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights for her 14th profession triple-double and to inch nearer to Brittney Griner on the NCAA all-time scoring checklist (girls’s school basketball).

Clark, 21, now has 3,218 factors and is 65 behind Griner (3,283), who sits fourth on the checklist. The Iowa star trails record-holder Kelsey Plum by 309 and the 2 different girls in her method of historical past are Kelsey Mitchell (3,402) and Jackie Stiles (3,393).

Brittney Griner returns to the USA workforce for first time since Tokyo Olympics

Ladies’s school basketball will not be large enough for Clark’s data. She additionally recorded her eighth profession triple-double with greater than 25 factors. No different participant in Division 1 historical past, man or girl, has ever had greater than three.

Clark exited the match with 6:20 left to play within the fourth quarter as the group gave her a standing ovation.

Caitlin Clark on Iowa college capturing

The sector held a second of silence prior too tipoff in honor of those that misplaced their lives within the Perry, Iowa college capturing, close to Clark’s hometown.

“I grew up 40 minutes away and you realize it gave me chills in that second of silence,” Clark mentioned. “Pondering and praying for all these individuals affected and as you noticed we have been sporting blue ribbons and supporting them tonight.”

No. 4 Iowa (15-1, 4-0 Huge Ten) visits Purdue on Wednesday as Rutgers takes on No. 20 Ohio State the following day.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *