Caitlin Clark and Angel Reese’s LSU-Iowa rematch nets a record audience for ESPN

April 3, 2024

Iowa and LSU attracted the second-largest audience for any basketball game on ESPN — college or pro — since 2012. ESPN says 12.3 million people watched the rematch of last year’s NCAA women’s tournament final, with a peak audience of 16.1 million viewers. Most-watched college basketball game EVER on ESPN platforms.

The Elite Eight game pitted Iowa and its superstar Caitlin Clark, the most prolific scorer in NCAA history, against LSU and its superstar, Angel Reese, the NCAA’s record holder for double-doubles in a season. NPR