Caitlin Clark Makes History, Surpasses Pete Maravich As NCAA Basketball’s All-Time Leading Scorer


Move over Pete Maravich, there’s a new all-time leading scorer in college basketball, and her name is Caitlin Clark. In a historic moment, Caitlin shattered the longstanding NCAA Division I scoring record previously held by Pete Maravich, as she drained a couple of free throws during Sunday’s game between her Iowa Hawkeyes and the Ohio State Buckeyes.

Key Takeaway

Caitlin Clark has made history by becoming the all-time leading scorer in NCAA Division I basketball, surpassing the legendary Pete Maravich.

A Record-Breaking Achievement

Entering the game needing 18 points to pass Pete Maravich’s record of 3,667 points, Caitlin’s remarkable feat sent Iowa fans into a frenzy as she secured her place in basketball history.

Breaking Barriers

Notably, Caitlin had already made waves in women’s college basketball by breaking the women’s scoring record last month, surpassing Kelsey Plum’s record of 3,527 points. With this latest achievement, Caitlin now stands as the greatest scorer in all of college basketball.

A New Era in Basketball

Pete Maravich’s record, which had stood for decades, was achieved in a very different era of basketball. Caitlin’s accomplishment is particularly remarkable considering the evolution of the game since Pete’s time at Louisiana State University. She has rewritten the record books in her final home game, with former WNBA MVP Maya Moore in attendance to witness this historic moment.

Looking Ahead

As Caitlin continues to make her mark on the college basketball scene, she and the Iowa Hawkeyes are set to compete in the Big 10 conference tournament before heading to the NCAA tournament. With her eyes set on the 2024 WNBA Draft, Caitlin’s journey in basketball is only just beginning.

Congratulations, Caitlin, on this extraordinary achievement!