Sweet 16! The Iowa Women edge out Georgia to advance to Seattle

How sweet! 2nd seed Iowa outlasted 10th seed Georgia 74-66 Sunday afternoon at a sold-out CarverHawk Arena to advance to the Sweet 16 for the ninth time in school history. helps. Georgia took the lead in the second half and held their ground throughout. The Bulldogs trailed by just 2 with a minute left in the game, but they handed it to Clark, who scored a passer runner to push Iowa’s lead to 4 at 70-66. Clark hits four free throws in the last 4 seconds to put the game out of reach, and the team celebrates, unlike last season when Creighton ruined the party in Iowa City by upsetting a favorite hockey team. This year, there was no disappointment after another great team effort. Monica Chinano scored 20 points and 9 rebounds. Gabe Marshall was 5-8 from three for 15 points. McKenna Warnock added 14 points in the win. Iowa was 12-28 from three and shot 45% overall. On Friday, the Hawkeyes play in Seattle against Colorado or Duke. KCCI’s Shannon Earhart will be broadcasting live on KCCI Sunday at 5:30 with the best ceremonies and interviews.

How sweet! Second-ranked Iowa outlasted #10 Georgia 74-66 Sunday afternoon in a sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Stadium to advance to the Sweet 16 for the ninth time in school history.

All-American Caitlin Clark led Iowa with 22 points on 12 assists. Georgia took the lead in the second half and held their ground throughout. The Bulldogs trailed by just 2 with a minute left in the game, but they handed it to Clark, who scored a passer runner to push Iowa’s lead to 4 at 70-66. Clark hit four free throws in the last 4 seconds to put the game out of reach.

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The team celebrated, unlike the season before when Creighton spoiled the party in Iowa City by upsetting his favorite hockey team. This year, there was no disappointment after another great team effort. Monica Chinano scored 20 points and 9 rebounds. Gabe Marshall was 5-8 from three for 15 points. McKenna Warnock added 14 points in the win. Iowa was 12-28 from three and shot 45% overall.

On Friday, the Hawkeyes play in Seattle against Colorado or Duke. KCCI’s Shannon Earhart will be broadcasting live on KCCI Sunday at 5:30 with the best ceremonies and interviews.

Above video: Caitlin Clark’s father, a high school coach, looks back on her early football career

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