Clark Breaks B1G Record, Earns 24th Conference Player of the Week Honor

IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa National Player of the Year candidate, Caitlin Clark, earned Big Ten Player of the Week honors the conference office announced on Monday.

This marks Clark’s 24th weekly award from the conference, which is the most in Big Ten conference history surpassing former Hawkeye, Megan Gustafson.

She garnered weekly honors for the sixth time this season which ties her six Big Ten weekly awards from a year ago.

Clark led the Hawkeyes to a pair of conference wins against Michigan State and Rutgers over winter break. The West Des Moines, Iowa, native, racked up her fourth straight game with 35+ points against Michigan State finishing with 40 points and five assists. Clark was able to finish the game with buzzer-beater three from the logo to gives the Hawkeyes the win. On the road at Rutgers, the All-American recorded her third triple-double this season leading scoring with 29 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists. It was her 14th career triple-double.

– It was Clarks 50th career double-double against Rutgers, she is No. 10 on the Big Ten’s all-time list. She leads all Big Ten active players in career double-doubles.
– Clark has 51 career games with 25+ points, 5+ assists, and 5+ rebounds. (NCAA Best)
– Clark has scored 20+ points in 101-of-116 career games which is the most in program history.
– She kept her alive streak of 74 consecutive games making a 3-point basket. (NCAA best)
– Clark is the first Division-I player to record 3,000+ points, 900+ assists, and 800+ rebounds in a career.
– The West Des Moines, Iowa, native is the NCAA’s fifth all-time leading scorer.
– The All-American is the first Division-I player in men’s or women’s college basketball to record 3,000+ points, 900+ assists, and 800+ rebounds in a career.
– She also became the Big Ten’s and Iowa’s all-time assist leader, eclipsing 900-career dimes against Minnesota.
– Is the all-time leader in 30+ point performances in men’s and women’s college basketball over the last 25 seasons. (45)

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The fourth-ranked Hawkeyes will hit the road to face Purdue on Jan. 10. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. (CT) inside Mackey Arena. The game will broadcast on Peacock (subscription required) and the Hawkeye Radio Network.