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Seimone Augustus keys U.S. victory

Updated: July 22, 2012, 2:17 PM ET
Associated Press

ISTANBUL -- After breezing through its first few exhibition games, Geno Auriemma was happy that his team was tested.

Seimone Augustus and Diana Taurasi each scored 16 points to lead the U.S. women's basketball team to an 80-61 victory over Turkey on Sunday.

Where the first three exhibitions were pretty much over in the first quarter, Turkey hung tough for 30 minutes before the U.S. slowly started to pull away.

"I think it's better for us," Auriemma said. "We had to make plays, ...

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