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Watch Iowa’s Caitlin Clark claim the Big Ten scoring record, No. 2 in NCAA women’s basketball

Clark scored 18 points during the first half of Wednesday’s matchup against Northwestern.
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Grace Smith
Iowa guard Caitlin Clark dribbles the ball up the court during a women’s basketball game between No. 4 Iowa and Michigan State in a sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2023.

EVANSTON, Ill. — Iowa’s Caitlin Clark continues to set records.

During the second quarter of the Iowa women’s basketball team’s game against the Northwestern Wildcats, Clark made a layup to extend the Hawkeye’s lead to 17. In the process, she claimed her position as the highest-scoring player in Big Ten history and No. 2 on the NCAA women’s all-time scoring list.

Clark is now 121 points away from surpassing guard Kelsey Plum, who managed to record 3,527 during her four years at Washington.

 

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Cooper Worth, Pregame reporter
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Cooper Worth is a Pregame Reporter for The Daily Iowan. He is a senior at the University of Iowa majoring in journalism and mass communication. He is also earning a minor in communication studies and an entrepreneurial management certificate. This is his third year at the DI, previously serving as a News Editor and as a News Reporter covering local government in Johnson County for the DI. Cooper interned for the Telegraph Herald in Dubuque, Iowa during the summer of 2023 as a general news reporter.
Grace Smith, Senior photojournalist and filmmaker
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Grace Smith is a fourth-year student at the University of Iowa double majoring in Journalism and Cinematic Arts. In her four years at The Daily Iowan, she has held the roles of photo editor, managing summer editor, and visual storyteller. Outside of The Daily Iowan, Grace has held an internship at The Denver Post and pursued freelance assignments for the Cedar Rapids Gazette and the Des Moines Register.