South Carolina vs Iowa: Two star players facing off


Caitlin Clark – Iowa

Iowa women's basketball: How far can Caitlin Clark carry the Hawkeyes?

The Iowa Hawkeyes’ 6-foot Junior Star guard Caitlin Clark is making history in the basketball world. On Sunday Lowa faced Louisville in the Elite Eight. The game was on ESPN and earned a viewership rating of 2.5 million views making it the highest viewed of the women’s Elite Eight and more than any ESPN NBA telecast this season. During the game, Clark scored the first 40-point triple-double in NCAA history while her average for the season is 27.3 points, 7.3 rebounds and 8.6 assists for the season making this an incredible accomplishment for her.

When Lowa beat Louisville 97-83 that meant since 1993 that the Lowa is going to the Final Four. After the game She said, “ I dreamed of this moment as a little, to take a team to the final four and to be in these moments and have confetti fall on me.” Iowa head coach Lisa Bluder said during the post-game conference after the game She described Clark’s performance as “Mind-boggling and spectacular.”

Clark is now the first player in the division to score 900 points and record 300 assistants in a season. Currently, Clark is going to the Final Four with her team playing the South Carolina Gamecocks on Friday at 6:00 pm on ESPN.




Aliyah Boston – South Carolina

 Aliyah Boston – University of South Carolina AthleticsSouth Carolina’s 6’5 senior Power Forward / Center is looking to reclaim her throne as an NCAA champion. Last season the Gamecocks won 42 games in a row and are now only two more games away from becoming the fourth program in national history to win back-to-back championships.

Boston has received some medals for representing the U.S. and some other of her achievements in her career are winning the James Naismith Player of the Year Award including the John R. Wooden Award last season.

Boston’s parents Al and his wife Cleone have never missed a game in their daughter’s college career. This year Boston did something really amazing she set the South Carolina record with her 73rd double-double while her team improved to a 20-0 record. Her coach Dawn Staley has watched Boston stay engaged and focused.

During an interview, she said that Boston is “…mentally tough and strong these are the separators for Aaliyah.” Boston is another awesome woman who defies the odds on what she can do and how she is doing it now she is one win away from going back to the NCAA championships. She faces Clark on Friday.