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Chiefs Root for Caitlin Clark in March Madness with Cute Throwback Photo: ‘You Cheered for Us. Now It’s Our Turn!’

SportsChiefs Root for Caitlin Clark in March Madness with Cute Throwback Photo: 'You Cheered for Us. Now It’s Our Turn!'

Caitlin Clark and headlines are quickly becoming everyone’s favorite love story. Clark’s magical performances throughout the season have rapidly made her a household name.

The Iowa sensation is known to be a big fan of the Kansas City Chiefs and their star quarterback Patrick Mahomes. An earlier version of this story about her fondness for the Kansas team appeared on The Herd with Colin Cowherd. Regarding this, NFL reporter Peter Schrager revealed how he initially met Clark.

Patrick Mahomes and Caitlin Clark

What did Schrager have to say?
Schrager recalled the moment from 2022 when he was at the NFL Combine and, coincidentally, Iowa’s Women’s basketball team was staying at the same hotel. The Women’s Big 10 Tournament and the Combine were scheduled around the same time.

According to Schrager, the Sports Information Director of the Iowa team introduced the two. “You know our star player Caitlin, she’s a die-hard Chiefs fan, she loves Mahomes.” He further mentioned that the SID put him on a text chain with Clark.

The Kansas City Chiefs are rooting for Caitlin Clark during March Madness!

The Super Bowl champion team posted a throwback photo of Clark, 22, to its Instagram page on April 5 with a message of support.

“You cheered for us. Now it’s our turn! All of Chiefs Kingdom is rooting you on tonight, @caitlinclark22 🏀,” the caption read. The post included a photo of Clark as a little girl, wearing a red, yellow and white Chiefs shirt and matching shorts.

Clark smiled brightly in the photo, with unidentified boys flanking her on either side, making silly faces. The boys were black and white in the photo, while young Clark stood out in color.

The star University of Iowa basketball player showed her gratitude in the comment section of the post, with a series of heart-on-fire emojis.

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The NCAA women’s basketball March Madness tournament continues on April 5 with the Final Four. The first game, between the NC State Wolfpack and the University of South Carolina Gamecocks, began at 7 p.m. ET. Clark and the Hawkeyes will take on the University of Connecticut Huskies at 8:30 p.m. ET.

Clark has been making headlines on her journey to become the new all-time scoring leader in NCAA Division I basketball among people. She achieved the feat on March 3, surpassing the late Louisiana State University (LSU) basketball player “Pistol” Pete Maravich.

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Her collegiate scoring record finished with 3,685 points; Maravich’s previous record was 3,667 points.

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