USA Women Defeat China 89-78

Aug. 28, 2001

BEIJING, China - The USA Basketball Women's World University Games Team (4-1) seized back its lead in the second half to claim an 89-78 victory Tuesday over China (4-1). Purdue sophomore-to-be Shereka Wright scored a game-high 23 points, while Louisiana Tech's Ayana Walker recorded the game's only double-double with 17 points and a game-high 12 rebounds.

The USA concludes quarterfinal round play tomorrow against Brazil (3-3) at 7 p.m. at the University Students Gym.

University of Oregon junior guard Shaquala Williams scored three points, hitting 1 of 3 from the field, and pulled down two rebounds in eight minutes.

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