The 21 year old Caitlin Clark He has been a consistent prodigy for the Iowa Hawkeyes for two seasons. Next to LSU Angel ReeseShe is largely considered the most popular young player in all of college sports right now.
However, in a recent game against Michigan State, Clark was involved in a controversial controversy when the game should have been remembered solely for her heroics. In the 76-73 victory, Clark scored 40 points and secured the victory. for your time with a late ring. However, due to a mix-up between the hourglass and the broadcast clock, most were certain that the sound of the bell simply should not have counted.
Clark had made an impressive three-pointer from near the half-court logo and secured what was his team’s eleventh consecutive victory. However, following questions over whether the points should have been counted, Caitlin has now received support from another icon of women’s sport, in the form of Serena Williamsalthough not directly.
Serena’s husband and American businessman Alexis Ohanian posted on Twitter stating that Clark deserved more respect and suggested that the shooting should have counted.
This was a response to a tweet from Ball is Life, which showed that there were still 0.1 seconds left on the clock when Clark scored the three-pointer.
Caitlin Clark produces exceptional 40 points against Michigan State
In the dramatic 76-73 victory, Clark produced 40 of his team’s 76 points. Ideally, the fact that she followed up with the winning shot should have resulted only in praise.
The two teams were tied at 73 in the final seconds, and the last shot of the game resulted in a three-pointer by Clark. While social networks responded with doubts, her trainer Lisa Bluder only had praise for her star woman:
Caitlin has ice in her veins. Everybody knows it. Honestly, when it left my hand, I knew it was going in.
Therefore, while the audience may have had doubts, it was clear that the hourglass was not perfectly synchronized with the broadcast clock, leading several people to claim that it should not have counted. Fortunately, however, the referees knew what they were doing and made the right decision.
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