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Creighton Shocks Iowa: College Basketball World Reacts

Iowa star Caitlin Clark rises up to attempt a jump shot in a game.

PISCATAWAY, NEW JERSEY - FEBRUARY 24: Caitlin Clark #22 of the Iowa Hawkeyes shoots a free throw against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Jersey Mike's Arena on February 24, 2022 in Piscataway, New Jersey. (Photo by G Fiume/Getty Images)

The Creighton Bluejays pulled off a major upset Sunday by eliminating Caitlin Clark and the No. 2 Iowa Hawkeyes from the NCAA women's college basketball tournament.

With 15 seconds left, Laura Jensen made a go-ahead three-pointer to give No. 10 Creighton a 64-62 victory. The sophomore guard finished with a team-high 19 points to take the program to its first-ever Sweet 16.

Adding more fuel to the underdog tale, Jensen transferred from Iowa after averaging just 6.9 minutes over 15 games as a first-year student.

Iowa had won eight straight games before Sunday's second-round clash, including a 98-58 blowout over Illinois State in the opening round. As noted by B/R Betting, the Hawkeyes entered this contest as a double-digit favorite.

Sophomore sensation Caitlin Clark tallied 15 points, 11 assists, and eight rebounds in a losing effort. The guard had a rough shooting performance, going 4-of-19 while making just three of 10 three-point attempts.

Some fans thought the officials let Creighton get away with overly physical defense on Iowa's star.

The Bluejays will look to continue their Cinderella run in a Sweet 16 matchup Friday. They await the winner of Sunday night's game between No. 3 Iowa State and No. 6 Georgia.