Caitlin Clark announces she is entering the WNBA Draft after this season

The Caitlin Clark era will be over in Iowa after this season.

Feb 28, 2024; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Iowa Hawkeyes guard Caitlin Clark (22) looks on during the Hawkeyes game against Minnesota.
Feb 28, 2024; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Iowa Hawkeyes guard Caitlin Clark (22) looks on during the Hawkeyes game against Minnesota. / Matt Krohn-USA TODAY Sports
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I am about to deliver news that will break Hawkeyes fan's hearts everywhere. Caitlin Clark has officially announced via social media that she will be entering the WNBA Draft after the conclusion of this season.

After much anticipation about whether or not Clark would return for her final year of eligibility due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Clark put all questions aside and made the announcement ahead of the Hawkeyes' final home game on Sunday, a day will recognize Clark and the rest of the seniors on the team.

There is no question that Clark will be the first pick of the 2024 WNBA Draft, which means she is heading to Indiana to play for the Fever as they won the WNBA Draft lottery back in December. Clark will leave her home state for the first time in her playing career, but won't have to go too far from home. Where the Fever plays in Indianapolis is a seven-hour drive from her hometown in Des Moines, Iowa.

The Des Moines native has changed the game for women's basketball as the Big 10 Conference has broken the record for most sold-out games in season history, thanks in part to Clark. Fans from all around, whether cheering for Iowa or not, come to watch her play in the hope of seeing one of her signature logo three-pointers.

Clark will go down as the best player in women's college basketball history and just might find herself in the talks of the best college basketball player ever. She broke Kelsey Plum's all-time scoring record just a few weeks ago with a logo three and then went on to drop 49 points in that game against Michigan, a career-high and Iowa women's basketball record.

Clark is just 18 points away from breaking Pistol Pete Maravich's all-time scoring, which might cement her as the best player to ever play college basketball. With so many records and titles under belt, Clark is still chansing the one thing she hasn't accomplished yet.

A National Championship.

In her announcement, Clark stated that there is more work to be done this season, and we all know that is the one title that Clark wants most at this point in her career. Where ever Clark goes in her career, you can be sure people are going to be watching.

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