Clark Sweeps National Player of the Week Honors

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Clark Sweeps National Player of the Week Honors

 

IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa National Player of the Year candidate, Caitlin Clark, earned National Player of the Week Honors from the Associated Press and Women’s Basketball Coaches Association this week.

 

Last week, Clark became the NCAA’s all-time leading scorer surpassing Washington’s Kelsey Plum. In her record-breaking night against Michigan, she registered a program-high 49 points, 13 assists, and five rebounds.

 

She has been named the WBCA National POW eight times this season dating back to Nov. 14, 2023. Clark is also the only player in women’s basketball to garner honors from the AP for National POW three times this year.

 

PLAYER NOTES

– In the first quarter, Clark broke the NCAA’s all-time scoring record with a logo 3-point basket.

– Clark accomplished the scoring record feat in only 126 career games.

– It was the 17th 40-point outburst in program history.

– It was the most points scored in a single game by an Iowa women’s basketball player.

– She is the fourth different Hawkeye in school history to record 40 or more points in a single game.

– She has 18 career games with 30+ points and 10+ assists, no one in college women’s basketball in past 25 seasons has more than two such games.

– Since 2009, no player has recorded more games of 35+ points, 5+ assists, and 5+ rebounds. She has done it 18 times.

– Clark is the first Division-I player to record 3,500+ points, 1,000+ assists, and 850+ rebounds in a career.

– Big Ten Player of the Week; Nov. 13, Nov. 27, Dec. 11, Dec. 18, Jan. 2, Jan. 8, Jan. 15, Feb. 5, Feb. 19.

– WBCA National Player of the Week; Nov. 14, Nov. 28, Jan. 3, Jan. 9, Jan. 16, Jan. 31, Feb. 6, Feb. 20.

– AP National Player of the Week; Nov. 14, Jan. 9, Feb. 19.

 

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UP NEXT

The fourth-ranked Hawkeyes will travel to No. 14 Indiana on Feb. 22. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. (CT) inside a sold-out Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. The game will broadcast on Peacock (subscription required) and the Hawkeye Radio Network.

 

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