US beats South Korea in Olympics women's basketball event

August 19, 2008 10:02:38 AM PDT
Sylvia Fowles scored 26 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to help the U.S. women's basketball team beat South Korea 104-60 on Tuesday night and advance to the semifinals. The Americans will face either Russia or Spain in the semis Thursday night. China plays Australia in the other semifinal.

The U.S., which has now won 31 straight Olympic games, led by four after the first quarter before Fowles took over on both ends of the court. She keyed a 18-4 run to start the second period, dominating both ends of the floor.