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Delle Donne and Team USA dominate in Olympic prelim round

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Elena Delle Donne and the U.S. Women’s basketball team continue to make it look easy at the Summer Games in Rio.

Delle Donne and Team USA moved to 2-0 in preliminary round play Monday by trouncing Spain 103-63.  Delle Donne, the reigning WNBA MVP, contributed 12 points and four rebounds to the victory. 

The U.S. opened the Olympic tournament with a 121-56 win over Senegal in which Delle Donne, the former UD and Ursuline Academy star, contributed 11 points.

The U.S. continues pool play Wednesday against Serbia.

Tom Byrne has been a fixture covering news in Delaware for nearly three decades. He joined Delaware Public Media in 2010 as our first news director and has guided the news team ever since. When he's not covering the news, he can be found reading history or pursuing his love of all things athletic.