Friday night, ESPN has quite possibly the most must-see basketball matchup of the year. Game 2 of the Women’s NCAA Final Four airing at 8 p.m. ET will be hoops titan Aliyah Boston and the No. 1 ranked South Carolina Gamecocks taking on another college basketball phenom in Caitlin Clark and the No. 2 ranked Iowa Hawkeyes.
The game is set for American Airlines Center in Dallas and will command eyes to the court for the special talents of both teams.
On Monday night, Boston and the Gamecocks were too much for Maryland to handle in the last elite eight matchups. The Gamecocks won 86-75. Boston put up 22 points, ten rebounds, and five assists. Zia Cooke added 18 points, and Brea Beal had 16. For Maryland, Diamond Miller dropped 24 for the Terapins. The Iowa Hawkeyes are standing in the Gamecocks’ way of returning to the championship game.
Caitlin Clark is showing she means business on the women’s side of basketball, taking the Iowa Hawkeyes to the Final Four behind the first 40-point triple-double in men’s or women’s tournament history.
Clark dropped 41 points, 12 assists, and ten rebounds. Her performance resulted in scoring or assisting on 70 of the team’s total of 97 while also nabbing the Most Outstanding Player of the regional award.
You can see the highlights from both games below.