LSU-Iowa women’s basketball national championship: A Landmark Moment of the NIL Era with Angel Reese and Caitlin Clark

In the last several years, the college sports landscape has undergone significant changes with the advent of NIL and the transfer portal era.

LSU-Iowa national championship gets historic ratings

The former has had an impact on all college sports, but perhaps even more so on the women’s side, where a number of them are among the highest-valued college athletes when it comes to name, image and likeness benefits.

Why NCAA Women's Basketball Is Taking Off This Year

On3’s Pete Nakos recently broke down landmark moments of the NIL era, and one of them was last year’s women’s basketball national championship between LSU and Iowa.

LSU Wins NCAA Women's Title With Rout of Iowa and Clark - The New York Times

It featured two of the sport’s biggest stars Angel Reese and Caitlin Clark, both of whom boosted their NIL profiles significantly in the aftermath.
Iowa and LSU meet in the women’s basketball national championship game, a back-and-forth game that shatters TV records with an average 9.9 million viewers.

Angel Reese, Caitlin Clark and the W.N.B.A.'s Talent Conundrum - The New  York Times

The Tigers pull off the win, but Iowa’s Caitlin Clark and LSU’s Angel Reese walk away as social media sensations primed for NIL success.


Nakos also mentions Livvy Dunne speaking at the On3 Elite NIL Series last July as a key moment in the history of NIL.

Related Posts

LEBRON JAMES LEAVE BRONNY ALONE, HATERS!!! … ‘Let The Kid Be A Kid’

LeBron James is urging everyone who’s scrutinizing his son’s college basketball career to take a step back. He’s pleading with Bronny’s critics to give the young player…

Fans blame LeBron James after Bronny was left out of the NBA Mock Draft but the truth behind is even more painful!

Shortly after the news broke that Bronny James was dropped from ESPN’s 2024 NBA mock draft, his father LeBron James clapped back on X. It wasn’t long after sharing his thoughts that…

“God Wasn’t Gonna Double Bless You”: NFL Legend Slaps LeBron James With Harsh Reality Check on Son Bronny

LeBron James recently found himself in the spotlight yet again, this time for defending his son, Bronny James, against critiques and doubts surrounding his basketball career. ESPN’s…

Is Bryce James better than Bronny? When CBB analysts weighed in on LeBron James’ legacy passing to his sons

Bronny and Bryce James, the offspring of basketball legend LeBron James, are emerging talents in their own right, poised to carve their own paths in the basketball…

The Truth Behind Taylor Swift’s Birthday Ring: Debunking the Travis Kelce Speculation

The Truth Behind Taylor Swift’s Birthday Ring: Debunking the Travis Kelce Speculation credit – Getty imagesRecent rumors suggesting that NFL star Travis Kelce gifted Taylor Swift a…

Breaking the silence Andy Reid made an important statement about Taylor Swift for the first time amid the heat of her romance with Travis Kelce, but this omission of Taylor Swift was confirmed, causing the whole country to wake up..

Andy Reid reveals Taylor Swift baked POP-TARTS for the Kansas City Chiefs’ offensive linemen last season amid her romance with Travis Kelce… but the head coach didn’t…