NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament Steals The Spotlight, Signaling A Turning Point For Sports

March 21, 2024

In the realm of sports, the pendulum of attention has historically swung heavily in favor of men’s competitions, relegating women’s sports to the sidelines. However, a seismic shift is currently underway, thanks in large part to the buzz around Caitlin Clark. From the outset, the NCAA Women’s Tournament has boldly seized the spotlight, outshining its male counterpart this year. It all started last year with Clark’s historic record-breaking 40-point triple-double and the Caitlin Clark effect continued this season as she broke the NCAA women’s scoring record. She went on to break the men’s record as well, previously held by the legendary “Pistol Pete” Maravich. Forbes