Led by Caitlin Clark, Iowa ends South Carolina's perfect season in women's Final Four

With the clock ticking down, Caitlin Clark tossed the ball high in the air, gave a huge shout-out to her adoring spectators, and then galloped around the court.

The brilliant point guard from Iowa had done it all in the greatest game of her life — poured in 41 points to set a record for the highest-scoring NCAA Tournament semifinal,

Ended South Carolina's perfect season, and, most significantly, advanced her Hawkeyes to the title game.

Clark dominated the reigning champions with another spectacular performance from start to finish,

Helping Iowa end South Carolina's 42-game winning streak 77-73 on Friday night in the Final Four.

We didn't have anything to lose. I have complete faith in this group, and they have complete faith in me, and that is all you need "Clark stated.

"All we do is believe in one another and adore one another, and that is what a true team is. This is an example of a team if you need one."

The outstanding junior became the first women's player in NCAA Tournament history to score 40 points in consecutive games.

She has the Hawkeyes in a position they have never been before: one win away from a national championship.

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