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Women’s College Basketball: Caitlin Clark’s scoreless 4th quarter propels Nebraska comeback victory over Iowa, 82-79

LINCOLN, NE - A double-digit 4th quarter lead for the Iowa Hawkeyes evaporated in Lincoln today as the Nebraska Cornhuskers held Caitlin Clark scoreless as she closed in on the all-time scoring record.

LINCOLN, NE – A double-digit 4th quarter lead for the Iowa Hawkeyes evaporated in Lincoln today as the Nebraska Cornhuskers held Caitlin Clark scoreless as she closed in on the all-time scoring record.

Nebraska (16-8, 8-5) defeated No. 2 Iowa (22-3, 11-2) 82-79, inside a sold-out Pinnacle Bank Arena on Sunday afternoon.

National Player of the Year candidate, Caitlin Clark, became the first Division-I men’s or women’s player to record 3,300+ points, 1,000+ assists, and 850+ rebounds in a career.

Since assists were tracked in 1985-86, Clark became the sixth women’s college basketball player to record 1,000 dimes in a career.

Clark is eight points from Kelsey Plum’s NCAA all-time scoring record.

Hannah Stuelke notched her 15th game of the season in double figures.

Stuelke has netted 10+ points in 26 career games.

Kate Martin has registered double figures in 17 of the last 21 contests.

Martin has recorded 20+ points twice this season.

Clark recorded 31 points, 10 assists, and eight rebounds in today’s action.

It was her 57th career double-double which is good for fifth on the Big Ten’s all-time list.

Clark is the only player in the country with 750+ points, 175+ assists, and 150+ rebounds this season.

Only nine of Clark’s 125 career games have come against Nebraska (7.2%), she’s exploded for at least 30 points in all nine games.

Clark has 59 career games with 25+ points, 5+ assists, and 5+ rebounds.

Furthermore, Clark has recorded 25+ points, 5+ assists, and 5+ rebounds in 17 out of the last 19 contests.

Iowa has officially broken an attendance record or sold-out away from Carver-Hawkeye Arena in 30-of-32 games this season.

It was Clark’s 52nd career game with 30+ points in her career, the most in men’s or women’s college basketball history over the last 25 seasons.

Clark has scored 20+ points in 110-of-125 career games which is the most in program history.

Clark kept her alive streak of 83 consecutive games making a 3-point basket. (NCAA best)

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The second-ranked Hawkeyes return home to face Michigan on Feb. 15. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. (CT) inside a sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The game will air Peacock (subscription required) and the Hawkeye Radio Network.

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