Dwayne Wade led all scorers with 20 points, and surprisingly, Kirk Hinrich was the top rebounder for the USA with seven. Chris Paul added nine dimes as the USA looked dominating from the opening tip.
The USA faces off with Italy at 6:30 AM ET Wednesday. Getting up this early has been tough, but watching the USA seemingly return to dominance makes it worth it. Both teams are undefeated so far in these 2006 FIBA championships. Italy is coming off a victory over Senegal 64-56 today. It will be important for Team USA to dictate the tempo of this match-up with Italy. The USA comes in averaging 115.3 points per game in these FIBA Championships. While Italy only averages 76.