Iowa Hawkeyes, despite facing a massive size advantage, did not back down and fought bravely in their NCAA women's basketball national semifinal match against No. 1 South Carolina.

Caitlin Clark was the star performer for Iowa, scoring an impressive 41 points.

The game was played in front of a sellout crowd of 19,288 at the American Airlines Center.

Iowa's victory over South Carolina snapped the Gamecocks' 42-game winning streak.

Iowa will now face No. 9 LSU in the national championship game on Sunday afternoon, which will be broadcast on ABC.

LSU made it to the final by rallying past No. 4 Virginia Tech in their semifinal match, winning 79-72.

South Carolina gave a tough fight to Iowa and took a 60-59 lead at one point in the game, but Iowa came back strong and scored the next five points to take the lead.

Caitlin Clark was the hero of the match for Iowa, hitting 15 of 31 shots from the floor and all six of her free throws.

South Carolina tried to make a comeback several times, getting within a few points of Iowa, but Iowa held them off each time and emerged victorious.

Despite being outrebounded 49-25, including 26 offensive rebounds for South Carolina, Iowa managed to win the match and secure their spot in the national championship game.