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Team effort propels USA past China

Updated: August 6, 2012, 1:49 PM ET
By Mechelle Voepel | ESPN.com

Quick-hit thoughts about Team USA's 114-66 victory over China on Sunday in the final game of group play:

What happened: Of course, the U.S. women's basketball team must deal with the fact that almost everyone thinks it will be up by at least 20 points before the game even starts. Fortunately, the Americans are well-equipped to meet such expectations. The 114 points ties an American record for points in an Olympic contest (previously set in 1992), and Team USA could have scored more. ...

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