In Group A play in men's basketball at the Summer Olympics, Team USA broke plenty of records today in their 156-73 victory over Nigeria.
USA got off to a quick start by scoring a whopping 49 points in the first quarter. They didn't take their foot off of the gas until the fourth quarter, but they still extended the lead for a 83 point victory. The only record that Team USA did not break was the Olympic basketball point margin record of 100 points.
Here are the records that Team USA actually broke.
-- 156 points are the most scored by a team in any Olympic basketball game.
--scored the most points in any Olympic basketball game with 37 points.
-- Team USA hit the most three pointers in an Olympic basketball game with 29.