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U.S. Women's Basketball Team Defeats Serbia To Improve To 3-0

By Craig Bohnert | Aug. 10, 2016, 4:15 p.m. (ET)

Brittney Griner (#15) puts up a shot in front of Danielle Page (L) and Sonja Petrovic (R) of Serbia in the women's basketball preliminary round game at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Youth Arena on Aug. 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.


Diana Taurasi broke her own records for three-point field goals made and attempted while leading the United States women's basketball team to a 110-84 victory over Serbia Wednesday afternoon.

Taurasi connected on six of 10 attempts from beyond the arc, breaking her own records of 5 made three-pointers and 8 attempts. She finished with a game-high 25 points and six assists to lead five American players who scored in double figures. Breanna Stewart contributed 17 points, Tina Charles added 15, Angel McCoughtry had 13 and Maya Moore added 10 as every U.S. player scored in the contest.

Charles had a game-high 8 rebounds as the U.S. built a 46-27 rebounding advantage.

Next up for the U.S. is Group B foe Canada. Tip-off is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Aug. 12.

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