Chen Nan scored a game-high 28 points and pulled down 10 rebounds, helping China dominate Croatia, 83-58, in the Olympic women’s basketball tournament. China is now 2-0 in Group A and will face Angola on August 1st.
Miao Lijie added 17 points and 10 assists for the Chinese, who opened the tournament with a 66-57 victory over the Czech Republic on Saturday.
Sandra Mandir ended with 22 points for the Croats, who lost to the United States on Saturday. Andja Jelavic tallied 11 points.
Holding a 51-40 lead with under five minutes left in the third quarter, China went on a 9-0 run to pull away. Gao Song’s three-point play made it a 20-point contest with three minutes to go.