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Team USA: Women’s Basketball

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U.S. Women’s Basketball Team members, from left, Candace Parker, Maya Moore, Angel McCoughtry, Seimone Augustus, Lindsay Whalen and Swin Cash watch a video before a men’s practice in Washington on July 14. (Alex Brandon / Associated Press)
Maya Moore
Team USA is packed with UConn alumnae. Maya Moore, left, averaged 19.7 points, 8.3 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 53% shooting from the field over her four seasons with Connecticut. (Barbara Johnston / Associated Press)
Diana Taurasi and Tamika Catchings
UConn alumna Diana Taurasi comes up inside Olympic teammate Tamika Catchings (Tennessee) to score in Hartford, Conn., during a regular season matchup in 2000. (Bob Child / Associated Press)
Sue Bird
Team USA’s Sue Bird, also a UConn alumna, works out at a team practice in Washington. (Nick Wass / Associated Press)
Swin Cash
Team USA forward and UConn alumna Swin Cash, center, looks for an opening between Notre Dame’s Kelley Siemon and Ruth Riley during the first half of their Women’s Final Four semifinal game in St. Louis in 2001. (Michael Conroy / Associated Press)
Geno Auriemma
U.S. women’s Olympic basketball U.S. team coach Geno Auriemma gestures during a practice in Washington. Auriemma has been the head coach of the women’s program at Connecticut since 1985, where he has guided the Huskies to seven NCAA titles. (Nick Wass / Associated Press)
Angel McCoughtry
USA’s Angel McCoughtry during the Great Britain and USA Women’s Basketball national teams match in the Manchester Arena on July 18. The match is part of a warm-up routine to the Olympic Games. (Peter Powell / EPA)
Lindsay Whalen
Team USA’s Lindsay Whalen in action with Julie Page of Great Britain in Manchester, England. (Paul Thomas / Getty Images)
Candace Parker
Brazil’s Erika Cristiano dos Santos (14) and USA’s Candace Parker (15) battle for a rebound during the first half of an exhibition game at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. (Harry E. Walker / MCT)
Tamika Catchings
Tamika Catchings of the USA women’s Olympic team vies with Jo Leedham of Great Britain an Olympic warm-up game at the Manchester Arena. (Andrew Yates / AFP / Getty Images)
Lindsay Whalen
Team USA’s Lindsay Whalen, left, drives to the basket against Great Britain’s Julie Page during the national teams match in the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. (Peter Powell / EPA)