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Iowa's Caitlin Clark breaks NCAA women's hoops scoring record



IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Caitlin Clark has filled arenas all season, and the packed house here Thursday got to see the home-state hero make sports history. The Iowa Hawkeyes guard broke the NCAA women's basketball career scoring record, delighting the crowd at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Clark came into the game against Michigan with 3,520 points, needing eight to break the mark previously set by Washington's Kelsey Plum (3,527) from 2013 to '17. Clark scored her eighth point on a long 3 just minutes into the game.

Clark could reach even more scoring milestones in her senior season: The AIAW large-school women's record -- set just before the NCAA era by Kansas' Lynette Woodard from 1977 to '81 -- is 3,649 points.