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Lynx stars, USA Olympic women face Turkey

The U.S. women's basketball team will go up against Turkey at 4 p.m. CDT on Wednesday. Both Olympic teams are undefeated. Lynx stars Maya Moore, Seimone Augustus and Lindsay Whalen helped the Americans beat Croatia 81-56 on Monday.
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The U.S. women's basketball team will go up against Turkey at 4 p.m. CDT on Wednesday. Both Olympic teams are undefeated. Lynx stars Maya Moore, Seimone Augustus and Lindsay Whalen helped the Americans beat Croatia 81-56 on Monday.

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