Caitlin Clark Reveals Her “Honest” Feelings About Getting Revenge Against Angel Reese And LSU

Caitlin Clark Reveals Her “Honest” Feelings About Getting Revenge Against Angel Reese And LSU


Caitlin Clark speaking to reporters during postgame.

Caitlin Clark press conference.
For alomst a year, Iowa Hawkeyes superstar Caitlin Clark had to sit on the fact that the LSU Tigers got the best of her and her teammates in the National Championship game.

On Monday, Caitlin Clark got a chance to enact some revenge.

Leading up to the contest, the media billed the Elite 8 matchup as a revenge matchup for Caitlin Clark against a team that has stopped hr from reaching her ultimate goal.

Clark was asked after the contest whether she was out for revenge and she did not agree with that sentiment.

“To be honest, no,” Clark said after the game, via

“I feel like we prepared for this game. We focus on Iowa, we do what Iowa does, and we’ll come out on top.”

Clark further added that head coach Lisa Bluder told them to focus on what they do best and not get caught up in the media distractions and what they were trying to bill the game as.

“It’s not about last year,” Clark added. “You worry too much about the past, you’re going to get caught up in that. It’s about being present, being where your feet are.”

Last season, LSU defeated Iowa 102-85 when then-junior forward Angel Reese was named the NCAA Tournament’s Most Outstanding Player in the victory. This year in the Elite 8, Clark had 41 points and 12 assists as she would not be denied for a second-straight season.

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The second-ranked Hawkeyes topped No. 8 LSU, 94-87, in an NCAA women’s basketball tournament regional final Monday night at MVP Arena.

Iowa will now advance to the Final Four for the second straight season and have yet another intense matchup on the horizon as they get ready to face the University of Connecticut Huskies, who also won on Monday against the USC Trojans.

Caitlin Clark Can Add To Her Already Tremendous Legacy

ALBANY, NEW YORK – APRIL 01: Caitlin Clark #22 of the Iowa Hawkeyes celebrates during the second half against the LSU Tigers in the Elite 8 round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament at MVP Arena on April 01, 2024 in Albany, New York. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Iowa superstar Caitlin Clark tallied 41 points, 12 assists and seven rebounds and tied a NCAA tournament record with nine three-pointers to advance to her second straight Final Four.

NCAA Division I all-time scoring leader Caitlin Clark will enter the Final Four hping to add to her legacy by bringing home a National Championship.

Iowa’s Elite 8 win over LSU was the most watched women’s college basketball game EVER after an average of 12.3 million viewers tuned in to watch Caitlin Clark’s 41-point heroics



Iowa‘s Elite 8 win over LSU on Monday became the most-watched women’s college basketball game.

On Tuesday, Joe Pompliano reported that ESPN’s broadcast averaged 12.3 million viewers.

Iowa and LSU’s showdown overtook USC’s title win over Louisiana Tech in 1983, which averaged 11.84m viewers on CBS. The 1976 final, in which Texas defeated USC, trailed behind with 11.22m on CBS’ broadcast.

The rematch of last year’s national championship game has now placed Caitlin Clark, Angel Reese, and their teams in two slots in the top five.

The 2023 title game saw LSU get the better of the Hawkeyes with a 102-85 win. The game was seen by an average of 9.92m viewers.

Iowa’s 94-87 Elite 8 win over LSU on Monday night averaged 12.3 million viewers on ESPN


Caitlin Clark led the Hawkeyes to victory with 41 points, 12 assists and seven rebounds

Caitlin Clark led the Hawkeyes to victory with 41 points, 12 assists and seven rebounds

Their long-awaited rematch for a slot in the Final Four had a different outcome, as Clark’s shooting proved too overwhelming for the Tigers. Clark stunned the opposition with 41 points, leading Iowa to a 94-87 victory.

Before the NCAA tournament, Clark averaged 31.9 points, 7.3 rebounds, and 8.9 assists per game as a senior and will likely be the first overall pick by the Indiana Fever in April’s WNBA Draft.

Another highlight from her season was when Clark broke Pete Maravich’s all-time NCAA scoring record on March 3. In a game against Ohio State, Clark surpassed Pistol Pete’s 3,667 career points by reaching 3,685.

Clark and the Hawkeyes will face the UConn Huskies in the Final Four on Friday as she looks to cap off a magnificent season with a title.

On the other hand, NC State and South Carolina will tug for the other spot in April 7’s championship game.

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