Caitlyn Clark passes Kelsey Mitchell on the all-time scoring list

Iowa basketball star Caitlyn Clark moved to No. 2 on the all-time scoring list after dropping 35 points on Northwestern.

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark (22) warms up prior to the Hawkeyes' game against Ohio State at Value City.
Iowa guard Caitlin Clark (22) warms up prior to the Hawkeyes' game against Ohio State at Value City. / Adam Cairns / USA TODAY NETWORK
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Iowa women's basketball player Caitlin Clark continues to add to her impressive resume. Clark dropped 35 points in the Hawkeyes 110-74 win against Northwestern on Wednesday night, moving her to No. 2 on the all-time scoring list, passing Ohio State great Kelsey Mitchell.

Clark entered the night four points shy of third place and finished the night in sole possession of second place. The Des Moines native is now 104 points shy of passing Washington great Kelsey Plum for first on the all-time scoring list with just eight regular season games left.

The Iowa superstar is averaging 32.1 points per game which leads both Big 10 conference statistics and national rankings. Clark is the reigning Wooden Awards winner and National Player of the year in women's basketball. She is looking to repeat both of those titles at the end of the season, but this time add a National Championship to her resume.

If Clark reaches her points-per-game average she will likely pass Plum to take over the top spot on the all-time scoring list in the next four games. Clark is taking over the game of women's basketball and has brought media attention not just to Iowa, but the sport itself. Nearly every game Iowa has played in this season, both home and away, has been sold out.

The Hawkeyes are set to take on Maryland on Saturday, February 3 in College Park, Maryland. While Clark won't break the record in this game, she can inch that much closer to the historical benchmark.

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