Everyone from Hy-Vee to Patrick Mahomes is Showering Iowa’s Caitlin Clark with Praise
The Iowa Hawkeyes Women's Basketball team has been dominant this season, and a lion's weight of the credit is due to Caitlin Clark, the West Des Moines native who had another impressive performance against #2 ranked Indiana. The climactic ending was the stuff of her childhood, practice, and in-game dreams.
With less than two seconds left on the clock, Clark drained a three-point shot that allowed Iowa to snatch an 86-85 victory against the Hoosiers. Clark, who is no stranger to buzzer beaters, told the media after the game that the shot surpassed all shots as the most special:
I've hit a few buzzer-beaters, but nothing to that extreme with the circumstances what they were for us. That's definitely No. 1.
Clark's last-second heroics have earned her attention from a slew of different angles. Several of the NFL's most popular players, including San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle and Super Bowl Champion quarterback Patrick Mahomes, have taken to Twitter to show Caitlin Clark some love as her exceptional season rolls on.
Clark's line against Indiana was an impressive one: 34 points, 9 rebounds, and 9 assists with 38 minutes on the floor.
Even the Hy-Vee Twitter account had to chime in on the incredible victory for the Hawkeye women, who secured the #2 seed in the Big Ten Tournament with this win. The game is scheduled for Friday, March 3rd, with the opponent TBD at this time.
Caitlin Clark reciprocated the love by retweeting all the love she got from athletes, sharing her adoration for many of them in the process. She extended some very kind words about Mahomes, who is fresh off the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl victory.
Clark has had an incredible season, averaging 27.2 points, 7.4 rebounds, and 8.2 assists in 29 games. She seems destined to be a top pick in the upcoming 2023 WNBA Draft, but not before the Hawkeye women hopefully go on a nice run in the Big Ten Tournament.
Read more about Clark's late-game heroics and the Hawkeyes' 86-85 victory over the Hoosiers.