London 2012 Open Thread: United States Looks To Ride Momentum To Stay Unbeaten

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The third day of pool play competition commences from "The Mattress" as the demarcation line between those who will survive and advance and those who will not becomes even more clear. Here's a look at who plays who and where each team stands:

9 a.m. (4 a.m. ET)

Last time out: It took the French an extra period to knock off Australia after Belinda Snell's 'miracle' to end regulation and Canada held on for dear life to beat the home team 73-65.

11:15 a.m. (6:15 a.m. ET)

Last time out: After being drubbed by the U.S., Angola's uphill battle continues against another undefeated team in Group A. China had their way with Croatia in an 83-58 beating on Monday.

2:30 p.m. (9:30 a.m. ET)

Last time out: Australia looks to rebound after their tough overtime loss to France on Monday while fending off a winless Brazilian team that fell to the bottom of Group B after a 10-point loss to Russia.

4:45 p.m. (11:45 a.m. ET)

Last time out: Russia looks to keep pace with France at the top of their group as they go against a home team that desperately seeks their first-ever Olympic win.

8 p.m. (3 p.m. ET)

Last time out: Both teams are looking for their first win of the tournament after losing to China and Turkey, respectively, on Monday.

10:15 p.m. (5:15 p.m. ET)

Last time out: The United States muscled their way to a 90-38 win over Angola with improved organization while Turkey squeaked by the Czech Republic 61-57. One of these two teams will be saddled with their first loss in the Games.

Quickie Stats - Team:

Points: FG %: 3 PT %: FT %:
USA - 85.5
CHN - 74.5
FRA - 73.5
USA - 49
CHN - 43
FRA - 42
AUS - 42
FRA - 50
TUR - 45
CAN - 40
CHN - 89
GBR - 87
AUS - 85
Rebounds: Assists: Steals: Blocks:
USA - 53.0
AUS - 43.5
3 at 41.5
USA - 21.5
CHN - 20.0
CAN - 18.0
TUR - 11.5
GBR - 9.0
USA - 8.5
USA - 8.5
RUS - 6.5
FRA - 5.5

Quickie Stats - Individual:

Points: Rebounds: Assists:
Chen, N. (CHN) - 19.0
Dumerc, C. (FRA) - 18.0
de Souza, E. (BRA) - 16.0
Parker, C. (USA) - 12.5
de Souza, E. (BRA) - 11.0
Chen, N. (CHN) - 9.0
Yilmaz, N. (TUR) - 9.0
Miao, L. (CHN) - 9.0
Bird, S. (USA) - 5.0
4 players at 4.5
Steals: Blocks: Turnovers:
Leedham, J. (GBR) - 3.0
Yilmaz, N. (TUR) - 3.0
3 players at 2.5
Parker, C. - 3.0
Osipova, I. - 3.0
5 players at 2.0
de Souza - 4.5
4 players at 4.0

Group Standings:

Group A: Group B:

1. United States (2-0)
2. China (2-0)
3. Turkey (2-0)
4. Czech Republic (0-2)
5. Croatia (0-2)
6. Angola (0-2)

1. France (2-0)
2. Russia (2-0)
3. Australia (1-1)
4. Canada (1-1)
5. Great Britain (0-2)
6. Brazil (0-2)

You can watch live online at NBCOlympics.com, or find TV listings for the Olympics here, too, or even use a variety of mobile options provided by the network. Along with NBC's coverage, London 2012 has a few phone apps for you to use as well with a join in app for those in London, a results app and even a mobile game.

You can get all the information on the schedule, scores and results on the London 2012 women's basketball page.

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