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U.S. routs Canada to reach semifinals

Updated: August 7, 2012, 8:35 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- The defense was stifling, even suffocating at times.

The U.S. women put on a clinic Tuesday, forcing the Canadians to take bad shots or not allowing them to shoot at all.

The Americans, who cruised into the semifinals of the Olympic basketball tournament with a 91-48 rout, harassed Canada into three shot clock violations in the first seven minutes.

"It's one thing to miss a shot, but to not be able to get a shot off says a lot about your defense," U.S. coach ...

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