Iowa's Caitlin Clark breaks NCAA scoring record

College basketball star Caitlin Clark set the new record in Iowa's defeat of Ohio State

Caitlin Clark breaks NCAA record
Clark is now the NCAA all-time leading scorer
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What happened?

College basketball star Caitlin Clark set the new record as the NCAA all-time leading scorer in Iowa's 93-83 defeat of No. 2 Ohio State on Sunday. Clark's needed 18 points to beat the late Pete Maravich's 54-year-old record, 3,667 points, and she got 35. Clark passed Lynette Woodward as the top-scoring large-school women's player on Feb. 28 after beating Kelsey Plum's NCAA women's basketball record on Feb. 15. Clark ended her final regular season game as a Hawkeye with 3,685 points in 130 games.

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