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USA basketball women take win against Croatia

Associated Press

Publication: theday.com

Published July 28. 2012 1:00PM   Updated July 28. 2012 10:18PM
Charles Krupa/AP Photo
United States guard Diana Taurasi, left, tries to steal as Croatia guard Sandra Mandir drops to the floor during a basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 28, 2012, in London.

London - The University of Connecticut is well represented with Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi, Tina Charles, Maya Moore, Coach Geno Auriemma and the US women's team wins by 25 after being up only 3 points at the half. Other results of the day:

BASKETBALL

Women

Group A

China 66, Czech Republic 57

Turkey 72, Angola 50<

Group B

Russia 58, Canada 53<

SOCCER

Women

Group E

Brazil 1, New Zealand 0<

Group F

Japan 0, Sweden 0

Canada 3, South Africa 0<

HANDBALL

Women

Group A

Russia 30, Angola 27

Brazil 24, Croatia 23<

Group B

South Korea 31, Spain 27

Denmark 21, Sweden 18<

VOLLEYBALL

Women

Pool A

Japan 3, Algeria 0 (25-15, 25-14, 25-7)

Russia 3, Britain 0 (25-19, 25-10, 25-16)<

Pool B

China 3, Serbia 1 (16-25, 25-18, 25-13, 25-12)

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