Colorado State alum Becky Hammon and the Russian women's basketball team are out of gold medal contention at the 2012 London Olympics after falling to France 81-64 in the semifinal round on Thursday.
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Hammon scored 13 points to lead Russia but struggled from the field, hitting just four of 14 shots. Alena Danilochkina was the only other Russian in double figures -- she also finished with 13. As a team, Russia shot 35.6% from the field, while the French hit 51.9% of their shots.
France's Edwige Lawson-Wade led all scorers in the game with 18 points.
With the win, France has advanced to the gold medal game, where they will take on the United States.
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