“Keep making Her-story” – Caitlin Clark gets respect from biggest rival Angel Reese after record-breaking game

Caitlin Clark broke the NCAA women's all-time scoring record.


“Keep making Her-story” – Caitlin Clark gets respect from biggest rival Angel Reese after record-breaking game

Angel Reese congratulated her rival Caitlin Clark after she set the all-time scoring record (Image via HoopHeroines/X)

Caitlin Clark‘s record-breaking feat yesterday has already won her plaudits from all corners of the world. Several former and current athletes, worldwide celebrities, and even a former President have all pitched to give Clark her roses. Angel Reese is known to be Clark’s sworn rival. But she did not let their rivalry hold her back from appreciating the enormous feat Clark had just achieved.

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Angel Reese is not known to mince her words when it comes to rivals. But she sure knows to appreciate greatness when she sees one. Clark’s Iowa Hawkeyes met Reese and her LSU Tigers during last season’s NCAA finals. Reese tweeted from her official Twitter account after Clark created history. She wrote;

Congratulations Caitlin Clark. KEEP BREAKING RECORDS & MAKING HER-STORY!

Reese knows this feat is one of a kind. And that her rival doing it means Reese will remain a part of this history. Reese kept her ego and rivalry at bay to appreciate greatness.

Caitlin Clark entered yesterday’s game 8 points short of the all-time record for top women’s scorer in NCAA history. She not only broke the record but also did it in emphatic style. Finishing the game with 49 points, the record is Clark’s at 3569 with 4 more games to go in the regular season.

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Reese knows this feat is enormous as it took 7 years to beat the record. Clark has been widely regarded as the best collegiate women’s basketball player of this generation. Clark might go down in history books as one of the best ever.

Angel Reese and Caitlin Clark’s journey

Angel Reese is best known for taunting Clark during their championship game last season. Reese created folklore by trolling Clark’s ‘you can’t see me’ gesture with Reese’s LSU Tigers up on Clark’s Iowa Hawkeyes in the championship. She added the ring gesture towards the end of the game to further taunt Clark.

Angel Reese is best known for taunting Caitlin Clark during the NCAA finals last season
Angel Reese is best known for taunting Caitlin Clark during the NCAA finals last season (image via HoopHeroines/X)

There is a possibility that the two will play against each other in the Finals again. Clark wants to cement her status as the best ever with a championship win. Reese and the Tigers are the reigning champions. They would like to repeat their feat this season.

All in all, this is great for women’s basketball. If both Reese and Clark end up in the WNBA next season, the rivalry will continue. Till then, Reese’s appreciation of Clark’s record-breaking feats is a classy gesture from Reese.

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