Caitlin Clark had a historic night in more than one way

Caitlin Clark had her eyes set on the all-time scoring record in the Hawkeyes game against Michigan, little did she know she would be setting more than one record.

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark makes a 3-point basket setting the record for all-time leading scoring record.
Iowa guard Caitlin Clark makes a 3-point basket setting the record for all-time leading scoring record. / Joseph Cress / USA TODAY NETWORK
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Caitlin Clark is something we have never seen before. In just her fourth year at Iowa she has broken record after record and last night she broke the biggest one yet. Clark passes Kelsey Plum to become the new leader on the all-time scoring list, and she did it in the most Caitlin Clark way.

Clark, at the time just three points away from the record, pulled up from the logo to sink a three and officially move into first place on the list.

However, this wasn't the only record Clark set in the game against Michigan. Clark broke the record two minutes into the game and the scoring did not even come close to stopping there. She dropped 23 points in the first quarter, but then Michigan was able to cool her down a little bit holding her to just five in the second quarter.

Clark got right back to business in the second half. Not only was Clark knocking down shots, but she was instrumental in getting her teammates the ball and finished the game with 13 assists and helped the Hawkeyes score over 100 points for the eighth time this season.

With just a few minutes left in the fourth quarter, Clark had tied her career high of 46 points, but you could tell she wasn't done. Clark then off a screen pass pulled up from behind the arc and sunk her ninth three of the night, which ties her career-high in three-pointers made.

Clark finished the night with 49 points, not only a career-high for her, but she broke the record for the most points scored by an Iowa women's basketball player in a single game.

So even though she only needed eight for the record, Caitlin Clark was feeling dangerous last night and almost dropped 50.

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