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The Next Caitlin Clark? New Star Already Getting Praise from Her as She Heads to Iowa

When Iowa’s women’s basketball team tries to make it to the national championship game for the third straight year next season, one of college basketball’s top scorers will be there.
No, Caitlin Clark is not coming back. Instead, Villanova guard Lucy Olsen is transferring to Iowa, according to the New York Post.
“New beginnings,” she posted on X as Clark supported the post with exclamation points and flame emojis.

‼️‼️‼️🔥🔥 https://t.co/lGkJKhCNaT
— Caitlin Clark (@CaitlinClark22) April 18, 2024

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With an average of 23.3 points per game, Olsen was the NCAA’s No. 3 scorer last year, behind Clark and USC’s JuJu Watkins, according to the Post.
Olsen, who was a unanimous All-Big East first-team selection, led Villanova in assists, steals and minutes played.  Olsen started 105 games for Villanova and scored 134 three-pointers.

Olsen said she, like much of America, was glued to the TV watching Clark and Iowa reach the NCAA championship game, which Iowa lost to South Carolina.
“They were so fun to watch. Caitlin Clark was so amazing,” Olsen told the Des Moines Register.

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“And I tried to learn from Caitlin. Every night, just trying to learn from her. I tried to pick up her change of pace and how she does it,” she said.
Olsen said she is not Clark 2.0.
“Caitlin Clark is Caitlin Clark. I’m not going to try to be her,” Olsen said. “But they need a point guard, and it’s a perfect opportunity to try to make someth …

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