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Thursday’s Worlds Capsules
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United States 99, Greece 73
OSTRAVA, Czech Republic _ Angel McCoughtry and Swin Cash each scored 16 points to lead a balanced U.S. offense in a win over Greece.
Evanthia Maltsi scored 29 points for Greece, which was making its first appearance at the worlds.
The U.S. entered the tournament in an unfamiliar position of having finished third in 2006. The Americans haven’t gone consecutive worlds without winning a gold medal since 1971-75.
The U.S. will play Senegal on Friday, while Greece faces France.
France 83, Senegal 45
OSTRAVA, Czech Republic _ Clemence Beikes and Celine Dumerc each had 12 points to help France to an easy win over Senegal.
France had an 18-13 advantage with 2:57 left in the first quarter before holding Senegal scoreless over the next 9 minutes to take a 20-point lead on Nwal-Endene Miyem’s free throw with 4:04 left in the half. Diop finally ended the scoreless drought, hitting one of two free throws 14 seconds later.
Senegal made its first basket of the period with 1:17 left when Marie Sy scored on a jumper to lead 39-16. France led by 28 at the half.
Aya Traore scored 10 to lead Senegal, which qualified for the worlds by winning the African championship.
South Korea 61, Brazil 60
BRNO, Czech Republic _ Kim Ji Yoon’s layup with six seconds left lifted South Korea to an upset over Brazil in the first round of the group.
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