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Pan Am Team Claims Silver Medal

After beating Brazil to reach the Gold medal round, the US lost their
fifth straight game to an incredibly tough squad from Cuba. This US team came together after very little
practice and did well to get the Silver medal, especially when you
consider that the men's team missed the medal round altogether. Iciss
Tillis played 12 minutes against Brazil, scoring just 2 points on 1-3 shooting but gettinga
couple of crucial assists. The Cuban team was really ready for the US,
and won because they controlled the Americans' three point shooting,
holding them to 3-17 from the field. Tillis had 3 points, 4 boards and a steal in this game. A
good show overall for the women's team and for women's USA Basketball in
general the past month.