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FIBA World Championships 2014: Team USA beats Spain, 77-64 in final

Team USA took care of business against Spain to win the 2014 FIBA World Championships against Spain.

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Maya Moore led all scorers with 18 points, to lead the USA Basketball women's' national team to a 77-64 win over Spain in the gold medal match of the 2014 FIBA World Championships.

As a team, the Americans shut down the Spanish to 30.9% shooting from the field while shooting 54.2% themselves. Though the Americans only won by 13 points in the final score, the outcome of this game was not in doubt by the end of the first half when they were up 48-29.

For the Spanish, Sancho Lyttle led the way with 16 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists. Alba Torrens, the team's leading scorer had an off-day where she was held scoreless in the first half, though she ultimately scored 10 points.

Team USA's gold medal finish in the World Championships guarantees the Americans a spot in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil without having to participate in the FIBA Americas Tournament in 2015. For Team Spain, the silver medal finish is their highest place ever.

Maya Moore won the MVP of the tournament, capping off an excellent year, where she also won the 2014 WNBA MVP award. In addition, Griner, Torrens, Lyttle, and Penny Taylor of Australia were named All-Stars of the tournament.