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U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 121, Senegal 56 (8/7/16)

Both teams exchange gifts prior to the start of the game.
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Both teams exchange gifts prior to the start of the game.

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U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 121, Senegal 56 (8/7/16)

Brittney Griner gets the game going with the opening tip.
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Brittney Griner gets the game going with the opening tip.

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U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 121, Senegal 56 (8/7/16)

Maya Moore hit 4-of-4 from 2-point and capped the night with nine points.
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Maya Moore hit 4-of-4 from 2-point and capped the night with nine points.

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U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 121, Senegal 56 (8/7/16)

Geno Auriemma is directing the USA National Team at a fourth-straight international major.
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Geno Auriemma is directing the USA National Team at a fourth-straight international major.

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U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 121, Senegal 56 (8/7/16)

Seimone Augustus had four points, four rebounds and four assists.
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Seimone Augustus had four points, four rebounds and four assists.

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U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 121, Senegal 56 (8/7/16)

Sue Bird scored five points and dished out eight of the USA’s record-setting 36 assists.
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Sue Bird scored five points and dished out eight of the USA’s record-setting 36 assists.

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U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 121, Senegal 56 (8/7/16)

In her Olympic debut, Breanna Stewart shot 5-of-6 from the field and tied as the game’s leading scorer with 15 points.
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In her Olympic debut, Breanna Stewart shot 5-of-6 from the field and tied as the game’s leading scorer with 15 points.

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U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 121, Senegal 56 (8/7/16)

Diana Taurasi tied her own U.S. Olympic single-game record with five made 3-pointers and finished the game with 15 points and three assists.
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Diana Taurasi tied her own U.S. Olympic single-game record with five made 3-pointers and finished the game with 15 points and three assists.

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U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 121, Senegal 56 (8/7/16)

Sylvia Fowles scored 15 points and grabbed seven caroms.
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Sylvia Fowles scored 15 points and grabbed seven caroms.

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U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 121, Senegal 56 (8/7/16)

Debuting in the Olympics against Senegal, Brittney Griner produced 14 points, seven rebounds and a pair of blocked shots.
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Debuting in the Olympics against Senegal, Brittney Griner produced 14 points, seven rebounds and a pair of blocked shots.

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U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 121, Senegal 56 (8/7/16)

Geno Auriemma has coached Diana Taurasi since she was on the 2000 USA U18 National Team.
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Geno Auriemma has coached Diana Taurasi since she was on the 2000 USA U18 National Team.

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U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 121, Senegal 56 (8/7/16)

Seimone Augustus and Lindsay Whalen get some instruction from USA head coach Geno Auriemma.
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Seimone Augustus and Lindsay Whalen get some instruction from USA head coach Geno Auriemma.

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U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 121, Senegal 56 (8/7/16)

Tina Charles had 10 points and a pair of steals against Senegal.
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Tina Charles had 10 points and a pair of steals against Senegal.

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U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 121, Senegal 56 (8/7/16)

Angel McCoughtry scored 11 points and added five rebounds and four assists.
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Angel McCoughtry scored 11 points and added five rebounds and four assists.

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U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 121, Senegal 56 (8/7/16)

Lindsay Whalen had eight points and three assists.
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Lindsay Whalen had eight points and three assists.

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U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 121, Senegal 56 (8/7/16)

Elena Delle Donne made her Olympic debut by scoring 11 points, dishing out six assists and nabbing two steals.
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Elena Delle Donne made her Olympic debut by scoring 11 points, dishing out six assists and nabbing two steals.

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U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 121, Senegal 56 (8/7/16)

Brittney Griner made some fans happy at the end of the game when she joined in on a selfie.
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Brittney Griner made some fans happy at the end of the game when she joined in on a selfie.

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