Clark Earns 27th B1G Weekly Honor

IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa National Player of the Year candidate, Caitlin Clark, earned Big Ten Player of the Week, the conference office announced on Monday. She has garnered weekly honors a conference-best nine times this season.

Last week, Clark became the NCAA’s all-time leading scorer surpassing Washington’s Kelsey Plum. In her record-breaking night against Michigan, she registered a program-high 49 points, 13 assists, and five rebounds.

This marks Clark’s 27th weekly award from the conference, which is the most in Big Ten conference history eclipsing former Hawkeye, Megan Gustafson. (23)

– In the first quarter, Clark broke the NCAA’s all-time scoring record with a logo 3-point basket.
– Clark accomplished the scoring record feat in only 126 career games.
– It was the 17th 40-point outburst in program history.
– It was the most points scored in a single game by an Iowa women’s basketball player.
– She is the fourth different Hawkeye in school history to record 40 or more points in a single game.
– She has 18 career games with 30+ points and 10+ assists, no one in college women’s basketball in past 25 seasons has more than two such games.
– Since 2009, no player has recorded more games of 35+ points, 5+ assists, and 5+ rebounds. She has done it 18 times.
– Clark is the first Division-I player to record 3,500+ points, 1,000+ assists, and 850+ rebounds in a career.

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