Iowa coach gives one-word piece of advice on how to guard Caitlin Clark

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It would take a defensive effort to stop the sniper in Iowa Caitlin Clark — as South Carolina learned in their semifinal loss on Friday.

Iowa will take over LSU International tournament Sunday. Before the game, Hawkeyes coach Lisa Bluder was asked how she planned to stop Clark if she was facing her instead of coaching her.

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Iowa State's Caitlin Clark reacts after the NCAA Tournament Finals semifinal basketball game against South Carolina on Friday, March 31, 2023, in Dallas.

Iowa State’s Caitlin Clark reacts after the NCAA Tournament Finals semifinal basketball game against South Carolina on Friday, March 31, 2023, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

“Pray,” she told reporters via Yahoo Sports.

Clark showcased her shooting abilities in two of the most important games of the hockey season. In both games, she had over 40 points in wins. Sunday will be the 100th of her college career and she hits the mark.

Clark has 11 career triple-doubles, 43 career double-doubles, is in the middle of an 89-game double-figure scoring streak, has hit three-pointers in 56 straight games and is the first for a Division I women’s basketball player. Recorded over 1,000 points and 300 assists in one year.

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Iowa State's Kaitlin Clark celebrates after the NCAA women's National Basketball Tournament Semifinals basketball game against South Carolina on Friday, March 31, 2023, in Dallas.

Iowa State’s Kaitlin Clark celebrates after the NCAA women’s National Basketball Tournament Semifinals basketball game against South Carolina on Friday, March 31, 2023, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

LSU’s Kim Mulkey will have to strategize the perfect game plan to whittle down what Clark can do — from scoring to shooting the ball to teammates who are ready for the game.

said Mulkey, who led LSU to its first national title game appearance.

“The things you can do — one minute you think you’re going to protect her in a certain way, and then you watch the movie and change your mind and go, ‘Oh, that’s not going to work.'” Hopefully, by the end of the day, we’ll have come to some conclusion as staff that we’re going to try this first, and if that doesn’t work, we’ll try it.”

Iowa's Caitlin Clark reacts after a three-pointer against South Carolina during the NCAA Women's Final Four semifinals, Friday, March 31, 2023, in Dallas.

Iowa’s Caitlin Clark reacts after a three-pointer against South Carolina during the NCAA Women’s Final Four semifinals, Friday, March 31, 2023, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

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Iowa f LSU advice 3:30 p.m. ET.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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