U.S. women's team routs Finland

Updated: August 18, 2011, 1:41 PM ET
Associated Press

SHENZHEN, China -- Elena Delle Donne and Devereaux Peters each had 17 points for the United States in a 96-30 win Thursday against Finland in the quarterfinals of the World University Games.

NNemkadi Ogwumike had 12 points and Jacki Gemelos and Chiney Ogwumike both added 10 for the Americans, who scored the first 21 points.

The U.S. (4-0) will face unbeaten Australia in the semifinals. Taiwan will face Sweden in the other game.

Delle Donne hit back-to-back 3s to open the game and added a jumper at 8:42 for the first eight points. The Americans shot 8-of-11 from the field during the 21-0 run, and two of the misses were followed by putbacks.


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