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U.S. women topple France, advance to quarterfinals

Field Level Media
03 Aug 2021, 01:19 GMT+10

A'ja Wilson scored 22 points and Breanna Stewart added 17 to pace the U.S. Women's Basketball Team to a 93-82 victory over France on Monday at the Tokyo Olympics in a game played in Saitama, Japan.

The Americans (3-0) completed Group B play with an undefeated mark and improved to 52-0 in Olympic competition dating back to the 1992 Summer Games in Barcelona.

Despite the loss, France (1-2) advanced to the quarterfinals based on point differential.

Tina Charles added 15 points and Brittney Griner had 11 for Team USA, which pulled away by outscoring France by a 22-10 margin in the fourth quarter.

Endene Miyem scored 15 points to pace France.

--Field Level Media

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