“I didn’t see a single second of it” – Devin Booker’s 52-point show out gets shadowed by women’s basketball leaving fans in splits

The women's college basketball superstars competed to qualify for the Final Four on Monday.


“I didn’t see a single second of it” – Devin Booker’s 52-point show out gets shadowed by women’s basketball leaving fans in splits

Devin Booker scored 52 points against the Pelicans

The NBA week started on a strong note as the Phoenix Suns’ Devin Booker scored a record-breaking performance. However, it was almost overlooked by basketball fans as they were busy enjoying the two incredible ‘Elite Eight’ matchups in NCAA women’s basketball.

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The Phoenix Suns defeated the seed above them with Devin Booker‘s amazing 52-point performance. The guard was an offensive force as he started the game strong by scoring 37 points in the first half. However, most basketball fans had all their eyes on Caitlin Clark exacting revenge against Angel Reese’s LSU Tigers. Many NBA enthusiasts caught themselves ignoring NBA games for ‘Elite Eight’.

The Suns managed to keep the lead and got a 124-111 win over the New Orleans Pelicans. The team is now only one win away from getting the sixth spot in the Western Conference and avoiding the risk of the play-in tournament. NCAA on the other hand had Reese and Clark showing out for their teams. Followed by Paige Bueckers and JuJu Watkins going toe-to-toe.

Booker’s performance was the star’s third 50+ point performance against the Pelicans. The guard has now joined the special company of NBA legend Wilt Chamberlain for having three consecutive 50+ point performances against the same team. The team will face the Pelicans one more time next week, creating an opportunity for Booker to break the record.

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Fans react to Devin Booker’s performance on the same day as the women’s NCAA matchups

The NCAA’s March Madness is in the final moments as two of the top teams in the women’s team were upgraded to the ‘Final Four’. The Iowa Hawkeyes defeated the LSU Tigers and UConn Huskies defeated USC Trojans. The biggest stars of women’s college basketball were all part of these four teams.

His dominating start gave the Suns a 20-point lead at halftime. Booker showcased his unstoppable shooting skills as the athlete scored his career-high of eight three-pointers. However, it was overshadowed by the highly anticipated NCAA matchups. Fans were in splits after Booker’s performance almost went unnoticed due to women’s college basketball. Check out some reactions from X below:

The 27-year-old is having a great season averaging 27.4 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 6.9 assists for his team. The Suns have been through a few ups and downs after putting the big three together. However, considering the team’s current streak, with all healthy players, the team is now aiming for a victorious playoff run.

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