Clark Named to the 2023-24 Wade Trophy Watch List

ATLANTA — University of Iowa senior guard, Caitlin Clark, was named to the 2023-24 Wade Trophy Watch List at Midseason Point. Clark won the award last season and was a finalist in her sophomore year.

The “Wade Watch” list comprises of 20 student-athletes based on their performances during the 2023-24 season thus far. The Wade Trophy is the oldest and most prestigious national player of the year award in college women’s basketball.

In her senior season, she has broken the Big Ten and Iowa all-time records for scoring and assists. She currently leads the country in points per game (32.0), three-point field goals per game (5.33), and is second nationally in assists (160).

This week, Clark, notched 38 points, 10 rebounds, and six assists against Nebraska for her 53rd career double-double. Clark has netted at least six three-point field goals in five consecutive games which is the longest active streak nationally.

Additionally, she is the first player in college women’s basketball history to be named AP National Player of the Week twice in the same season. Clark has also garnered honors from the WBCA on six occasions.

She is the first Division-I player to record 3,000+ points, 900+ assists, and 800+ rebounds in a career. Is also the all-time leader in 30+ point performances in men’s and women’s college basketball over the last 25 seasons. (49)

This prestigious award is named in honor of the late, legendary Delta State University head coach Lily Margaret Wade, who won three consecutive national championships with the Lady Statesmen. The winner of the 2024 Wade Trophy will be announced April 4 in Cleveland — site of the 2024 WBCA Convention and NCAA Women’s Final Four.

About the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association
The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association is the professional association for coaches of women’s and girls’ basketball at all levels of competition. Founded in 1981, the WBCA offers educational resources that coaches need to help make themselves better leaders, teachers and mentors to their players; provides opportunities for coaches to connect with peers in the profession; serves as the unifying voice of coaches to those organizations that control the game; and celebrates those coaches, players and other individuals who excel each year and contribute to the advancement of the sport. Visit for more details about the association.