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Eliminated U.S. sinks Mexico at Pan-Am

Updated: October 24, 2011, 12:07 AM ET
Associated Press

GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- The United States salvaged some pride with an 87-58 victory over Mexico on Sunday night in women's basketball at the Pan American Games.

The Americans were led by 17-year-old high school senior Breanna Stewart, who scored 17 points and sat out most of the final quarter. The U.S. played with an inexperienced, quickly assembled team that had only five practice sessions before the tournament opened. They lost two close games in group play, falling to Puerto Rico 75-70 ...

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