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Australia trumps Great Britain in women's hoops

Lauren Jackson had 18 points, Suzy Batkovic scored 10 and Australia topped Great Britain, 74-58, in the women's basketball tournament.

Jenna O'Hea, Samantha Richards and Abby Bishop each scored eight points for Australia, which outscored Great Britain in every quarter.

Australia led by five after the first quarter and held a 39-26 lead at halftime.

Natalie Stafford contributed 12 points to pace Great Britain, while Johannah Leedham donated 11 points in the loss.