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Team USA Group B schedule, standings for 2021 Olympic women’s basketball

Here’s where Team USA stands in their group at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.

Members of United States of America huddle before a game against Nigeria during a Women’s Preliminary Round Group B game on day four of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Saitama Super Arena on July 27, 2021 in Saitama, Japan. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

The US women’s basketball team is off to Tokyo for the 2021 Summer Olympics in search of their seventh straight gold medal. Team USA last failed to take gold in 1992 when the CIS (formerly USSR, now Russia, and occasionally ROC) beat them in the semifinals. The US beat Cuba for bronze that year.

The Americans are joined in Group B by Japan, France, and Nigeria. Team USA entered the Olympics as a heavy favorite to win gold at -1100 and DraftKings Sportsbook bettors backing them in a big way. Australia followed at +1500. Notably, Nigeria at +10000 has the second most handle with 16% of bettors taking the longshots.

Here’s how Group B looks with the schedule, results, and standings. The top two teams advance to the knockout stage. The top two third-place teams among the three groups also get spots in the knockout stage.

Group B standings

USA: 3-0, 6 points — Advanced to knockout stage
Japan: 2-1, 5 points — Advanced to knockout stage
France: 1-2, 4 point — Advanced to knockout stage
Nigeria: 0-3, 3 point

Group B schedule

Tuesday, July 27

Japan 74, France 70
USA 81, Nigeria 72

Friday, July 30

USA 86, Japan 69
France 87, Nigeria 62

Monday, August 2

Japan 102, Nigeria 83
USA 93, France 82