Apr 1, 2024 - News

What we're watching: Iowa vs. LSU

angel reese holding up her ring hand and caitlin clark walking

Angel Reese of the LSU Lady Tigers reacts behind Caitlin Clark towards the end of the 2023 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament championship game. Photo: Ben Solomon/NCAA Photos via Getty Images

Get your popcorn ready. The Iowa vs. LSU Elite Eight game is a matchup of arguably the two biggest names in women's college basketball and a rematch of the 2023 championship, writes Axios' Ross Terrell.

The latest: Tip-off is at 6pm today on ESPN. Iowa is favored by 1.5 points.

The intrigue: This is the second installation in an unexpected rivalry and the last time Caitlin Clark and LSU's Angel Reese will face off at the college level.

  • Clark, 22, is the projected No. 1 overall pick in the 2024 WNBA draft, while Reese, 21, could return to LSU for another season.

What we're watching: How chippy this matchup could get with a trip to the Final Four on the line. The winner will take on either USC or UConn, two schools which boast stars in their own right — JuJu Watkins of the Trojans and Paige Bueckers of the Huskies.

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