Team USA wins fifth straight gold

Updated: August 11, 2012, 9:12 PM ET
By Mechelle Voepel | ESPN.com

Quick-hit thoughts about Team USA's 86-50 gold-medal victory over France on Saturday:

What happened: Just like an early-round upset in the NCAA tournament sometimes creates a very anticlimactic matchup in a later round, France's overtime victory against Australia in pool play ended up making for a snoozer of an Olympic gold-medal game in women's basketball.

The only team that gave Team USA a legitimate scare was Australia -- and the Aussies still lost their semifinal ...

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