USA Womens Basketball Team defeated Australia to go undefeated in the Beijing Olympics by. The well anticipated game of the USA vs Australia was expected but not as easy as the USA finally defeated the Opals 92-65. Australia started the game strong but the overwhelming defense and offense of the USA helped put them over top of Australia. Lisa Leslie went on to win her fourth Gold Medal as an Olympian.
“I’m just so overwhelmed right now,” she said. “It’s really hard to put into words what we’ve been able to do in one month.
Notes: USA Womens Basketball Team have now won 33 games in a row during the Olympics since winning in 2000.
USA: Lawson (15), Leslie (14), Fowles (13), Parker (14)
Australia: Snell (15), Jackson (20)
Russia defeated China for the Bronze: 94-81