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Caitlin Clark Breaks NCAA Scoring Record in Nike Kobe 6

Caitlin Clark wore Kobe Bryant's Nike sneakers when she became the NCAA's all-time leading scorer.
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It took over a half-century, but records are made to be broken. During Sunday afternoon's game between the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Ohio State Buckeyes, Caitlin Clark hit another incredible milestone.

The Hawkeyes' senior guard surpassed Pete Maravich to become the NCAA Division I men's and women's all-time leading scorer. This latest accomplishment comes on the heels of Clark breaking Kelsey Plum's women's scoring record last month.

True to form, Clark broke the scoring record while wearing retro basketball shoes from the signature line of Kobe Bryant. Below is a detailed look at Clark's historic Nike sneakers and details on how to buy them.

Nike Kobe 6 Protro

Iowa Hawkeyes guard Caitlin Clark's white and black Nike Kobe sneakers.

Caitlin Clark wearing the Nike Kobe 6 Protro 'Del Sol' colorway.

Clark broke Maravich's all-time scoring record while wearing the Nike Kobe 6 in the 'Playoff Pack - Del Sol' colorway. The sneakers were released in June 2021 for $180. Online shoppers can expect to pay over $600 for the limited-edition hoop shoes on most sneaker resale websites.

The 'Del Sol' colorway is inspired by the original 'Playoff Pack,' which was released a decade prior in 2011. The colorway features a white faux-snakeskin upper, contrasted by black Swoosh logos and gold detailing. 

Clark has worn various models from the Nike Kobe line throughout her collegiate career. Even better, she has become the de facto face of the sneaker line in women's basketball. Some of Bryant's most iconic sneakers match Iowa's school colors perfectly, while Clark's offensive prowess is an even better fit.

Although Clark has one more season of eligibility left, the 22-year-old unsurpisingly declared for the 2024 WNBA Draft earlier this week. The announcement solidified this season as Clark's last dance in the NCAA. 

Clark has tallied over 3,667 points for Iowa, and almost all of them have come in Nike Kobe sneakers. Once her decorated collegiate career comes to an end, her next chapter could lead to a signature sneaker of her own. Stay locked into for all your footwear news.