USA women win 2010 FIBA World Championship, beat Czech Republic 89-69


Box Score

The USA beat the Czech Republic, 89-69, in the 2010 FIBA World Championship for Women on Sunday. A full arena of over 7,000 fans including the country’s leaders, cheered on the home team. But the USA prevailed amidst the noise of the Czech crowd. After a slow first half, the USA team came out strong to build a 25-point lead.

Angel McCoughtry led the USA team with 18 points. Diana Taurasi finished with 16.

The Czech Republic’s Hana Horakova received the tournament’s Most Valuable Player award.

Tournament All-Stars

  • Hana Horakova (Czech Republic)
  • Diana Taurasi (United States)
  • Eva Viteckova (Czech Republic)
  • Sancho Lyttle (Spain)
  • Yelena Leuchanka (Belarus)
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