Iowa basketball star Caitlin Clark sent the whole sports world into frenzy as she led the Hawkeyes' massive upset of South Carolina in the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament on Friday. In fact, even NBA stars such as Jalen Brunson, CJ McCollum and more couldn't help but be amazed by the incredible March Madness showing.
Clark exploded for 41 points, six rebounds and eight assists as she powered Iowa to the 77-73 win over South Carolina. She got off to a strong starts and sustained her dominance throughout, becoming the only player in NCAA Tournament history with a back-to-back 40 piece. The 21-year-old also had 41 against Louisville in the Elite 8.
Following the Hawkeyes' stunning win over the Gamecocks, Brunson, McCollum and several other NBA stars reacted to Clark's performance and Iowa's victory.
“Caitlin Clark is tough,” Jalen Brunson wrote. CJ McCollum added, “Clark so cold.”
“THE GOATTTTTTTTTTTTT #1MORE LFG HAWKSSS,” Luka Garza added.
Cole Anthony furthered, “Caitlin Clark something different.” Meanwhile, Isaiah Roby said, “Caitlin Clark is a DOG.”
Clark has been the catalyst for Iowa basketball to become the best team to watch in March Madness, and there's no denying that the Hawkeyes made the NCAA Tournament a lot more fun.
Iowa is now set to play LSU in the NCAA Tournament title game, and sure enough, all eyes will be on Clark and her team as they try to get the job done and cap off a historic run with the championship. It sure won't be easy, but no one is doubting Clark and the Hawkeyes.