Senior Maya Moore had nine points and a game-high eight rebounds in 15 minutes today as the U.S. defeated France 81-60 in its final preliminary round game at the 2010 FIBA World Championship in Ostrava, Czech Republic. The U.S. advances to the second round as the No. 1 seed from Group B.
Diana Taurasi led the U.S. with 15 points and six rebounds in 26 minutes. Tina Charles added 10 points, three rebounds and three assists in 19 minutes. Sue Bird had nine points and three steals in 26 minutes.
The U.S (3-0) will meet Canada (1-2) in the second round Monday in Ostrava (NBA TV). It will meet Belarus (2-1) Tuesday and Australia (3-0) Wednesday. All times are to be determined.