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US uses big third quarter to pull away from Canada

Canada’s Tamara Tatham reaches up to the basket as USA’s Skylar Diggins, left, and Breanna Stewart, right, defend, during the first half of an women's exhibition basketball game, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike scored 10 points to lead a balanced offense and the U.S. women’s basketball team used a big run in the third quarter to beat Canada 76-51 on Monday night in an exhibition game.

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USA wins basketball worlds, 129-92 over Serbia

United States' Kenneth Faried, centre, dunks during the final World Basketball match between the United States and Serbia at the Palacio de los Deportes stadium in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

MADRID (AP) — Kyrie Irving made all six 3-pointers and scored 26 points, and the U.S. repeated as world champion for the first time by crushing Serbia 129-92 on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup.

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France beats Lithuania 95-93 for bronze at WCup

France's Rudy Gobert and Thomas Heurtel celebrate their bronze medal at the end of the match during the 3rd place final of the World Basketball between France and Lithuania at the Palacio de los Deportes stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

MADRID (AP) — France came from behind in the final quarter to beat Lithuania 95-93 and win the bronze medal at the Basketball World Cup on Saturday.

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US women’s hoops team shows off in exhibition game

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike scored 26 points in an intrasquad exhibition game between players in the U.S. national women’s basketball team pool on Thursday night at the University of Delaware.

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Serbia routs Brazil 84-56 to reach WCup semis

Serbia's Miroslav Raduljica celebrates during the Basketball World Cup quarterfinal between Brazil and Serbia in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. The 2014 Basketball World Cup competition will take place in various cities in Spain from Aug. 30 through to Sept. 14. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

MADRID (AP) — France upset Spain 65-52 in front of its stunned fans in the quarterfinals of the Basketball World Cup on Wednesday.

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