U.S. to play for gold medal on Saturday
Sylvia Fowles had 12 points and nine rebounds while Seimone Augustus and Brittney Griner finished with 10 points as the U.S. goes for its sixth consecutive gold medal when it plays Spain on Saturday.
Augustus got the start in place of injured former UConn star Sue Bird. who hopes to be able to play in the gold medal game.
Former Connecticut Sun draft pick Alba Torrens had 14 points, seven rebounds and three assists as Spain defeated Serbia 68-54 in the first semifinal.