Former Gopher and current Lynx star Lindsay Whalen helped the women's U.S. national team win their first basketball game in the London Olympics Saturday, beating Croatia 81-56. Whalen scored nine points in 19 minutes on the court, while her Lynx teammates, Maya Moore and Seimone Augustus, had four and two points, respectively.
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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Wednesday, January 26
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Augustus, Whalen and Moore named to 2012 U.S. Women's Olympic team
Three members of the Minnesota Lynx will play for the U.S. Women's Olympic team this summer in London. Forward Maya Moore and guards Lindsay Whalen and Siemone Augustus were all chosen to be part of the 12 player team. Augustus was part of the 2008 team that won the gold medal in Beijing.
Team USA looks a lot like Lynx
The Minnesota Lynx are sending more than their fair share to the London Olympics as part of the Team USA basketball squad -- Maya Moore, Seimone Augustus and Lindsay Whalen. The Associated Press writes in a profile of the three players that the Lynx have taken over the WNBA. Now they're looking to conquer the world.
Women's Basketball: Team USA zaps Canada from Olympic tournament
Minnesota Lynx star Maya Moore had a strong fourth quarter, helping Team USA blow out Canada, 91-48, at the London Olympics. The U.S. Women now advance to the semifinals.
Moore, Whalen, Augustus lead USA to exhibition win over Great Britain
Maya Moore led Team USA with 18 points and Lindsay Whalen added 13 points to propel the women's Olympic team to a 88-63 exhibition win over Great Britain Wednesday. Lynx star Seimone Augustus chipped in with 8 points. Moore was named the MVP of the game.
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