The U.S. men's basketball team defeated Italy in the FIBA World Cup quarterfinals after losing.
The U.S. won 100-63 two days after falling to Lithuania in its group-play conclusion, although it had already qualified for the knockout stages.
The U.S. conceded the fewest points in a late World Cup game since 1998's third-place game.
Lithuania led the U.S. 31-12 in the first quarter on Sunday.
The Americans led 46-22 in the second quarter on Tuesday without Anthony Edwards, their tournament leader.
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