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The U.S. women's basketball team beat Japan 110-64 at the Rio Olympics on Tuesday night, ending the game on a staggering 62-18 run.
And their boxscore was a tad unusual.
In the win, the Americans shot better from 2-point range and 3-point range than they did from the free-throw line, a bit of a statistical oddity. The U.S. shot 66.7 percent from 2-point range, 61.1 percent from 3-point range and 55.6 percent from the foul line _ peculiar since the foul line was the only place where the Japanese couldn't guard them, of course.
Since we're talking U.S. women's numbers, here's a look at the team's dominance so far in Rio:
1 _ Number of players, out of 12 on the roster, shooting under 50 percent in the Olympics. That would be Sue Bird, who is only _ only! _ 10 for 23 from the field. (She gets a pass, given her ridiculous 30-to-3 assist-to-turnover ratio.)
2 _ Number of opponents in this Olympic tournament who have lost to the U.S., then asked for a photo alongside the American team. (This is absolutely true.)
3 _ Number of U.S. players making more than two-thirds of their shots in Rio _ Sylvia Fowles (.727), Brittney Griner (.725), Breanna Stewart (.692).
17.8 _ The U.S. rebounding margin per game so far in Rio.
26 _ The closest margin of victory for the U.S. in Rio.
41.7 _ Average margin of victory for the U.S. through six games.
47 _ Consecutive wins for the U.S. women in Olympic play.
64-3 _ The all-time record for the U.S. women in Olympic play.
85 _ U.S. coach Geno Auriemma's current winning streak (75 at Connecticut, four exhibition games this summer, six games in the Olympics).