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Nigeria snaps streak, finishes 11th

Updated: August 24, 2004, 6:25 AM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- Players ran to midcourt and jumped into each other's arms. The hugging and screaming lasted several minutes.

No Olympic medal at stake, just a winless streak.

For the first time, a team representing Africa won a game in women's basketball when Nigeria beat South Korea 68-64 on Tuesday and broke an 0-18 mark.

"This was a major, major win. We came here with one goal and that was to win one game,'' said former NBA player Sam Vincent, whose team grabbed ...

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