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Iowa's Caitlin Clark, right, and Monika Czinano are headed to the national title game. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)

March Madness highlights Caitlin Clark and Iowa topple South Carolina, join LSU in title game

Updated April 1, 2023 at 12:15 a.m. EDT|Published March 31, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. EDT
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March Madness continued Friday night with the women’s Final Four in Dallas. Caitlin Clark scored 41 points in her latest transcendent performance to lead Iowa to a 77-73 upset of defending champion South Carolina. Behind Angel Reese and Alexis Morris, LSU stormed back to top Virginia Tech, 79-72, in the first national semifinal. LSU and Iowa will meet Sunday afternoon for the national championship. Continue reading for highlights and analysis from the games.

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South Carolina had won 42 consecutive games dating to last season and was the prohibitive favorite to win its second straight title before Iowa star Clark — coming off a historic performance in the region final — stood in its way and put on another show.
LSU, in its first Final Four since 2008, is led by Maryland transfer Reese. The Tigers used a furious fourth quarter to knock off top-seeded Virginia Tech and reach the title game.
The full NCAA women’s tournament bracket can be found here. The bracket for the men’s tournament, which resumes with the Final Four on Saturday, is here. All of The Washington Post’s tournament coverage is here.


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