Iowa women shift focus to the Final Four

The Iowa Hawkeye women have shifted their focus to the next challenge and that is perennial power UConn in the Final Four in Cleveland. The Hawkeyes advanced to their second straight Final Four after Monday night’s 94-87 win over defending champion LSU.

That’s Iowa senior guard Caitlin Clark, who finished with 41 points and 12 rebounds in the win over LSU. The Hawkeyes will be looking to take the next step after falling in the title game last year.

The trip to Final Four will put Clark’s Olympic dream on hold for the time being. Last week she was added to the roster of the U-S squad that will take part in training camp in Cleveland beginning Wednesday.

For now Clark is focused on winning a national title.

Friday’s game will feature Clark against UConn stare Paige Bueckers (beckers). UConn legendary Geno Auriemma (R-E-em-uh) says in the past stars of the women game were lauded for ‘playing like a man”. Now they are appreciate for being talented.

Auriemma will try to draw up a game plan against Clark, who had 41 points and 12 assists in a Monday night victory over LSU.

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