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Photos: NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament – Elite Eight: No. 1 Iowa vs. No. 3 LSU

No. 1 Iowa defeated No. 3 LSU, 94-87, during a NCAA Tournament Elite Eight game at MVP Arena in Albany, N.Y., on Monday.

Iowa scored 16 points off turnovers and outscored LSU in the second and fourth quarters. Guard Caitlin Clark led Iowa with 41 points and set the record for most 3-pointers in NCAA women’s basketball history. Guards Kate Martin and Sydney Affolter followed Clark with 21 and 16, respectively. The Hawkeyes held the lead for 28:22 of the game.

LSU scored 44 points in the paint and 14 from second chances. Guard Flau’jae Johnson led LSU with 23 points followed by guard Mikaylah Williams with 18 and forward Angel Reese with 17. Reese fouled out of the game in the second half. The Tigers held the lead for 09:27 of the game. There were a total of two lead changes and four times where the score was tied between the two teams.

Iowa will face No. 3 UConn in a Final Four game at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland on Friday.

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Ayrton Breckenridge, Managing Visuals Editor
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Ayrton Breckenridge is the Managing Visuals Editor at The Daily Iowan. He is a senior at the University of Iowa majoring in journalism and cinema. This is his fourth year working for the DI.
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.