Caitlin Clark of Iowa is approaching the NCAA profession scoring file in ladies’s basketball of three,527 factors, held by Kelsey Plum.
Clark wants 39 factors to set the file.
In all, Clark has 3,489 factors and is averaging 32.2 factors per sport this season. She’s is on tempo to interrupt Plum’s NCAA mark in opposition to Michigan on Feb. 15.
LAST TIME OUT
Clark, final yr’s AP participant of the yr, scored 27 factors in a 111-93 victory over Penn State on Feb. 8. She additionally had 15 assists and 5 rebounds.
UP NEXT: Iowa at Nebraska
Iowa, which visits Nebraska on Sunday, beat the Cornhuskers 92-73 on Jan. 27 in Iowa Metropolis. Clark had 38 factors with eight 3-pointers, 10 rebounds and 6 assists. In eight profession video games in opposition to Nebraska, Clark has averaged 34.8 factors and by no means scored fewer than 30.
The best way to watch: Tipoff is 1 p.m. EST at Pinnacle Financial institution Enviornment. The sport will likely be nationally televised on Fox.
Clark has scored no less than 40 factors 11 instances in her profession, together with three this season.
Clark can be approaching 1,000 profession assists; she has 995 and is in sixth place on the NCAA profession checklist. She is averaging 8.2 help. She is 93 assists behind former Pacific star Tine Freil for fifth. Suzie McConnell of Penn State holds the NCAA file with 1,307.
WHO ARE THE LEADING CAREER SCORERS?
Former Kansas star Lynette Woodard holds the ladies’s main faculty basketball file with 3,649 factors from 1978-81, earlier than the NCAA took over ladies’s sports activities from the Affiliation for Intercollegiate Athletics for Girls.
Francis Marion’s Pearl Moore has the general file with 4,061 factors from 1975-79 on the small-college stage within the AIAW. Moore had 177 of her factors at Anderson Junior Faculty earlier than enrolling at Francis Marion.
Plum holds the ladies’s NCAA file after her standout, four-year profession at Washington (2013-17).
The boys’s NCAA file is held by LSU’s Pete Maravich, who completed his profession with 3,667 factors. He did it with no 3-point line in faculty basketball and in solely three seasons (1967-70); freshmen at that time weren’t allowed to play on varsity groups.