Day 2 of the FIBA World Cup is in the books. Here is a recap of some of the top performers among international WNBA players.
Australia 84, Argentina 43:
Liz Cambage (Dallas Wings) led Australia past Argentina in Group B, as she scored a game-high 24 points on 9/12 shooting. Australia led throughout, as the Opals jumped out to a 21-5 edge after the 1st quarter and never looked back. Sami Whitcomb (Seattle Storm) pitched in with 16 points, five assists and four rebounds.
Canada 82, Korea 63:
Canada took control early in this Group A contest and finished strong thanks to Kia Nurse (New York Liberty), who poured in 29 points to go along with four assists. She knocked down six of her 10 long-range attempts, shooting 11-for-16 overall.
Spain 78, Puerto Rico 53
Astou Ndour (Chicago Sky) powered Spain past Puerto Rico in Group C with 22 points and five rebounds. She shot an efficient 7-for-11 from the floor in just 19 minutes of play.
Japan 77, Belgium 75
Emma Meesseman (Washington Mystics) dropped 13 points and collected a game-high 18 rebounds for Belgium, which came up short in OT to drop to 1-1 in Group C.