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U.S. rolls on, routs Serbia in women’s basketball

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Diana Taurasi had a career game to help the U.S. women’s basketball team top Serbia. Taurasi scored 22 of her Olympic-best 25 points in the first half to help the Americans beat Serbia 110-84 on Wednesday. While the U.S. had easily routed Senegal and Spain in its first two games, winning by an average of 52.5 points, they had a harder time against the hot-shooting Balkan nation. Serbia came shooting well from behind the arc and led 17-16 — the…

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Don’t blame UConn women for their hoops success

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On Tuesday night, the University of Connecticut Lady Huskies go for a number of jaw-dropping records. Most importantly, they will seek to beat the Syracuse Orange for the NCAA Championship. A victory will wrap up their 11th national title and fourth in succession. They would finish the year at 38-0, marking the fifth perfect season. All of their wins have been by double digits. They are on a 73-game winning streak, second only to the 90-game streak they set a…

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