About last night’s quarterfinals:

The U.S. routed Australia, 79-55.

Japan squeezed by Belgium, 86-85.

Serbia rallied to oust China, 77-70.

France edged Spain, 67-64.

Olympic team news:

The U.S. team is handling the pressure of perfection.

Olympic athlete news:

Katie Lou Samuelson is devastated about missing the Olympics.

College team news:

Maryland and South Carolina will play one another in the Jimmy V Classic in December.

College player news:

Paige Bueckers has signed with the Wasserman Media Group as an NIL client.

Two top recruits have decommitted from Syracuse.

College coach news:

Longtime associate head coach Vonn Read will be acting head coach this season at Syracuse.

Former Washington State and Washington coach June Daugherty has passed away.

NCAA news:

Joint statement on the Kaplan Report from the Women’s Basketball Committee and Women’s Basketball Oversight Committee.

The NCAA can’t let the report sit on the shelf.

The Pac-12 and Big 12 are considering creating an alliance.