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updated: 8/3/2012 12:01 PM

Competing today: Jacobs' Evan Jager, Crystal Lake's Amy LePeilbet

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  • Christina Loukas.

      Christina Loukas.
    AP Photo

  • Nigeria's Richard Oruche, right, tries to steal the ball from United States' Kevin Love during a men's basketball game Thursday at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

      Nigeria's Richard Oruche, right, tries to steal the ball from United States' Kevin Love during a men's basketball game Thursday at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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  • United States' guard James Harden, right, vies for the ball with Nigerian guard Richard Oruche during their men's preliminary round basketball match at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

      United States' guard James Harden, right, vies for the ball with Nigerian guard Richard Oruche during their men's preliminary round basketball match at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
    Associated Press

  • Evan Jager.

      Evan Jager.
    AP Photo

 

The suburban athletes competing today:

• The 3-0 U.S. women's soccer team (Amy LePeilbet, Crystal Lake) has a quarterfinal match vs. New Zealand. On TV: Live, 8:30-10:15 a.m. NBC Sports Network.

• Evan Jager (Jacobs High School) competes in qualifying rounds in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. On TV: Tape delay, 9-9:30 a.m. or 10:30-11 a.m. NBC Sports Network.

• The U.S. women's water polo team (1 win, 1 draw) is in the pool against China. Watch for Melissa Seidemann, Hoffman Estates. On TV: 1:30-2:45 p.m. Live, NBC.

• Preliminary rounds for 3-meter springboard diving (Christine Loukas, Riverwoods). On TV: 7-11 p.m. tape delay, NBC.

• The 3-0 U.S. women's basketball team vs. the Czech Republic. Watch for Americans Candace Parker (Naperville Central), Tamika Catchings (Stevenson) and Chicago Sky player Swin Cash. On TV: Live, 4-6 p.m. NBC Sports Network.

Results from Thursday

• U.S. men's volleyball team (Sean Rooney, Wheaton) beats Brazil, 3-1. Next up: Russia on Saturday.

• The Nigerian basketball team fell to USA 156-73; Richard Oruche, Bensenville, had 7 points for Nigeria.

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