SNL: Caitlin Clark confronts Michael Che over women's sports jokes

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Saturday Night Live welcomed basketball sensation Caitlin Clark on last night's episode. The Iowa player stopped by "Weekend Update" looking to settle a score.

Clark and the Iowa Hawkeyes recently lost the NCAA championship to the South Carolina Gamecocks. It ended Clark's career, one in which she became the all-time leading scorer in college basketball history. Now, she can add "Saturday Night Live cameo" to her resume.

The basketball star didn't exactly receive a warm welcome to "Weekend Update" from Michael Che. The co-anchor delivered one of his signature off-color jokes about Clark trading her jersey in for an apron before acting surprised that Clark slid in next to him.

Clark confronted Che about his past jokes on women's sports. His denial fell flat when Colin Jost introduced a supercut of Che's jokes about the WNBA. So in return, Clark had Che read some jokes of her own.

Jokes about Che passing a "fever" to women at Purdue University, his Netflix special, and his skills as a comedian kept the crowd in Clark's favor. It also proved that both Clark and Che could be good sports and not take themselves too seriously.

Clark closed out her "Weekend Update" appearance by celebrating past WNBA greats and reflecting on her upcoming professional career. But she wasn't quite done roasting Michael Che. She ended the bit by giving him a signed apron and dismissing the claim he had a girlfriend.

It was a solid performance by Caitlin Clark. It certainly wasn't the best we've seen from an athlete on Saturday Night Live. But there was enough there to suggest maybe Clark could host an episode in the future. Hopefully, Michael Che is still around SNL to see it.