Minnesota's Love, USA Men Into Olympic Semifinals

By KBJR News 1

Minnesota's Love, USA Men Into Olympic Semifinals

August 8, 2012 Updated Aug 8, 2012 at 7:45 PM CDT

London, England (Northland's NewsCenter) --- Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love scored 10 points and the United States men's basketball team beat Australia 119-86 to advance to the semifinals of the 2012 London Summer Olympic Games.

Love added 11 rebounds to finish with a double-double for the Americans, a team that was led by the 20 points of Kobe Bryant on Wednesday.

The fourth-year Minnesota player is making his first-ever appearance at the Olympic Games. He and the United States will now face Argentina in the semifinals, with that game scheduled for August 10 at 3:00 p.m. CT.

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