A landslide victory that goes down in history.
The United States broke the record for points in the history of the Women's Basketball World Cup in Sydney on Monday, scoring 145 points against South Korea.
Two more than the previous brand, 32 years old.
The Americans, already qualified for the quarterfinals, won 145-69 in their fourth match in Pool A and thus erased from the shelves Brazil's record dating from 1990 (143-50 against Malaysia).
If you needed any reminder who the team to beat is, Team USA 🇺🇸 made it 𝙑𝙀𝙍𝙔 clear by dropping a world record score on Korea 🤯
Here are all the highlights!
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Other statistics from this festival are dizzying: 56 to 20 on the rebound and 216 collective evaluation for the United States, including 35 for Brionna Jones (24 pts, 8 rebounds, 2 steals, 2 blocks) and 30 for A 'ja Wilson (20 pts, 8 rebounds), two inside.
The Olympic champions are the main favorites to their own succession.
Before dominating South Korea in this way, the Americans had already beaten Belgium and China, and corrected Puerto Rico (106-42).
France, bronze medalists at the Tokyo Games, are playing their fourth match of the competition against Japan on Monday.
Les Bleues currently have two victories for one defeat against Canada, leader of the group.