Odyssey Sims was the USA's leading scorer vs. Sweden.
July 12, 2013
Baylor guard Odyssey Sims led the 2013 USA Basketball Women's World University Games Team (4-0) to a 103-72 victory over Sweden (2-2) in the quarterfinal round on Friday morning at Basket Hall in Kazan, Russia.
Sims (Irving, Texas) scored a game-high 20 points, shooting 9-of-9 from the free throw line to set a U.S. World University Games record for most free throw attempts in a game without a miss (previous best performance was 8-of-8 by Adrienne Goodson in 1993 against Russia). She added three assists and two steals. For the tournament, Sims is averaging11.5 points, 6.3 assists and 2.0 steals.
Next up for the USA will be a semifinal matchup at 1:00 p.m. (EDT) on Saturday, July 13, where the team will face the winner of the quarterfinal between Australia (3-0) and Canada (1-2). ESPNU will air the USA's Saturday semifinal game at 1 pm ET.
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