Caitlin Clark Iowa tracker: March Madness updates, stats, more

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In a 17-day span from Feb. 15 to March 3, Iowa senior Caitlin Clark broke Kelsey Plum’s record to become the all-time women’s NCAA Division I scoring leader, passed AIAW legend Lynette Woodard for the major college scoring record, and passed LSU legend Pete Maravich for most career points in Division I history for men and women.
And the reigning national player of the year isn’t done yet.
Clark and the Hawkeyes are the No. 1 seed in Region 2 in Albany in the 2024 NCAA tournament and are trying to reach a second consecutive Final Four.
They beat Holy Cross in the first round and West Virginia in the second. In the round of 32, Clark broke Plum’s NCAA single-season scoring record. In the Sweet 16, Clark scored 29 points to bring her season total to 1,142.
We’re tracking all of Clark’s records and milestones during the 2023-24 season. Through March 30, Clark is averaging 31.8 points per game this season. For her career, Clark has:
3,859 points and a 28.4 scoring average
57 30-point games (including 20 this season), the most by a Division I player in the past 25 seasons
17 triple-doubles (including six this season), which ranks second in D-I history behind Sabrina Ionescu (26)
12 40-point games (including four this season), the most by any D-I player over the past 25 seasons
Check back often as we’ll update Clark’s numbers every time Iowa plays.
All stats updated through March 30.
play 0:23 Caitlin Clark drills a 3 with a hand in her face Caitlin Clark is unbothered by her defender as she knocks down the tough three-pointer.
March Madness coverage
Caitlin Clark and Iowa find peace in the process
She overcame trust issues and chartered a yacht. Now Caitlin Clark is ready for March, Wright Thompson writes.
Iowa, Clark back in the Final Four? Not so fast — why their path is tougher than last year
The Hawkeyes have the toughest route of any No. 1 seed in the women’s tournament. Neil Paine analyzes their chances of getting back to the Final Four, help from ESPN Analytics’ NCAA tournament forecast model and BPI.
When does Iowa play next?
Next game: vs. 3-seed LSU (Monday, 7:15 p.m. ET, ESPN) in the Elite Eight of the NCAA tournament
A game-by-game look at the Clark’s season.
The regular season ended March 3. The Big Ten tournament ran March 8-10. DATE OPPONENT MIN FG 3FG PTS REB AST Nov. 6 FDU, 102-46 win 23 11-17 4-9 28 7 10 Nov. 9 Va Tech, 80-76 win 40 13-31 5-16 44 8 6 Nov. 12 Northern Iowa, 94-53 win 31 6-13 2-5 24 10 11 Nov. 16 K-State, 65-58 loss 37 9-32 2-16 24 6 3 Nov. 19 Drake, 113-90 win 30 14-22 5-11 35 6 10 Nov. 24 Purdue FW, 98-59 win 22 8-13 6-9 29 3 8 Nov. 25 FGCU, 100-62 win 26 7-14 4-8 21 6 6 Nov. 26 K-State, 77-70 win 39 10-25 7-16 32 5 6 Dec. 2 Bowling Green, 99-65 win 31 10-20 2-11 24 7 11 Dec. 6 Iowa State, 67-58 win 38 12-31 6-16 35 9 4 Dec. 10 Wisconsin, 87-65 win 35 11-19 4-8 28 9 5 Dec. 16 Cleveland St, 104-75 win 30 13-21 9-16 38 5 5 Dec. 21 Loyola Chicago, 98-69 win 36 12-21 4-12 35 17 10 Dec. 30 Minnesota, 94-71 win 33 13-22 8-16 35 5 10 Jan. 2 Michigan State, 76-73 win 37 14-34 8-20 40 1 5 Jan. 5 Rutgers, 103-69 win 29 10-22 3-9 29 10 10 Jan. 10 Purdue, 96-71 win 35 8-18 6-14 26 10 10 Jan. 13 Indiana, 84-57 win 34 10-21 6-16 30 5 11 Jan. 16 Wisconsin, 96-50 win 33 8-18 6-14 32 7 5 Jan. 21 Ohio State, 100-92 loss OT 43 12-25 7-18 45 3 7 Jan. 27 Nebraska, 92-73 win 35 12-22 8-15 38 10 6 Jan. 31 Northwestern, 110-74 win 32 11-22 3-12 35 6 10 Feb. 3 Maryland, 93-85 win 39 13-29 7-17 38 6 12 Feb. 8 Penn State, 111-93 win 38 8-23 4-14 27 5 15 Feb. 11 Nebraska, 82-79 loss 39 10-25 5-15 31 8 10 Feb. 15 Michigan, 106-89 win 37 16-31 9-18 49 5 13 Feb. 22 Indiana, 86-69 loss 38 8-26 3-16 24 10 9 Feb. 25 Illinois, 101-85 win 33 6-18 5-14 24 15 10 Feb. 28 Minnesota, 108-60 win 33 12-20 8-14 10 12 March 3 Ohio State, 93-83 win 39 10-26 6-17 35 6 9 March 8 Penn State, 95-62 win 32 5-19 2-14 24 10 7 March 9 Michigan, 95-68 win 32 10-19 4-11 28 4 15 March 10 Nebraska, 94-89 win OT 44 12-29 5-17 34 7 12 March 23 Holy Cross, 91-65 win 32 8-19 3-9 27 8 10 March 25 West Virginia, 64-51 win 40 8-22 5-14 32 8 3 March 30 Colorado, 89-68 win 36 13-22 3-11 29 6 15 April 1 LSU
play 2:20 Iowa holds off West Virginia in a nail-biter to reach Sweet 16 Caitlin Clark’s record-breaking performance propels Iowa to victory in a hard-fought battle, setting the stage for a Sweet 16 matchup against Colorado.
“Caitlin has the best court vision in America.”
Caitlin Clark is showcasing her elite passing in the Sweet 16 ๐Ÿ‘ pic.twitter.com/TyxFuK6jxx โ€” espnW (@espnW) March 30, 2024
Recent news
play 0:35 Caitlin Clark breaks Kelsey Plum’s single-season points record Caitlin Clark’s free throw moves her past Kelsey Plum for the most points scored in a single Division I women’s basketball season.
What other records is Clark closing in on?
Caitlin Clark is the only player in Division I history to lead a season in PPG and lead a season in APG — and she has done each twice. She led both during the 2021-22 season.
Most career points per game
Clark’s career scoring average could break or at least tie the mark for Division I (minimum 1,500 points).
Patricia Hoskins, Mississippi Valley State (1985-1989): 28.4 PPG
Caitlin Clark, Iowa (2020-2024): 28.38 PPG
Sandra Hodge, New Orleans (1980-1984): 26.7 PPG
Elena Delle Donne, Delaware (2009-2013): 26.7 PPG
Jackie Stiles, Missouri State (1997-2001): 26.3 PPG
There have been some great offensive players in WCBB the last 20 years (Seimone Augustus, Maya Moore, EDD, Breanna Stewart, Kelsey Plum). I believe @CaitlinClark22 is the best player on the offensive end since Diana Taurasi. pic.twitter.com/mlPQHmypms โ€” Rebecca Lobo (@RebeccaLobo) January 8, 2024
What is Clark’s career high?
Caitlin Clark scored a career-high 49 points on Feb. 15, shooting 16-for-31 from the field, 9-for-18 on 3-pointers and hitting all eight of her free throw attempts against Michigan.
Clark’s previous high was 46 points in a game her sophomore season on Feb. 6, 2022. Clark scored 44 points in Iowa’s win over Virginia Tech last November and 45 in an overtime loss to Ohio State on Jan. 21.
Clark declares for WNBA draft; how will she fit with Indiana Fever
Caitlin Clark announced on social media on Feb. 29 that she will be finishing her college career this year and won’t be coming back for a fifth season via the COVID-19 waiver.
“While this season is far from over and we have a lot more goals to achieve, it will be my last one at Iowa,” Clark wrote. “I am excited to be entering the 2024 WNBA draft.”
What sort of stats will the presumptive No. 1 pick put up as a rookie? How will she fit in Indiana? Will ticket sales and TV ratings follow her to the WNBA? ESPN broke it down. Analyst Rebecca Lobo believes Clark “will make the Fever a playoff contender in 2024.”
More on Clark
‘We’ve never seen a woman play like this’
Rebecca Lobo: Clark is ‘best offensive player I’ve seen’ in three decades
It’s rare for someone to come along and change how a sport is played. That’s what Clark, who passed Pete Maravich’s scoring record Sunday, has done, Rebecca Lobo writes.
A closer look at two scoring legends
Clark and Pistol Pete: Two legends, one scoring record and similar games
Though 50 years separates their careers, the playing styles of Caitlin Clark and Pete Maravich are similar, writes Michael Voepel and Paul Biancardi — with a little help from Bill Walton.
$1,000 floor seats and sellout crowds: Inside the Caitlin Clark road show
Long lines, sellout crowds and extra security are expected every time Clark and the Hawkeyes leave Iowa City, ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg writes. “There’s a little bit more than a basketball game happening. This feels like an event,” said an administrator at Northwestern, where some fans lined up and waited in line for over seven hours to get the best seat to see Clark play.

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