‘We Love Our Legacy': Maya Moore Shoots for Second Olympic Win

Maya Moore was the youngest member of Team U.S.A. when it won gold at the 2012 London Olympics.

At 27, she is now a veteran and leader, ready to take on Rio.

"If we're keeping the score, I want to win," Moore said. "If we're keeping score and the ball is in bounds and there's still time on the clock, I'm going to compete my hardest to win."

Moore, who is a two-time national champion at UConn and three-time WNBA champion, is in pursuit of her second Olympic gold medal.

"I'm so blessed to be able to have so many championship experiences and been a part of some of the best teams ever put together," Moore said. 

Moore captained the Huskies to a NCAA record with 90 straight wins.

Team U.S.A. hasn't lost an Olympic game since 1992, meaning they've won five straight gold medals. 

"We love our legacy," Moore said. "We love the fact that we get to be a part of something that is so much bigger than ourselves."

UConn's all-time leading scorer, with more than 3,000 points, Moore knows all about the weight of expectations. 

"The pressure that we put on ourselves to be our best every day, I think is the most important thing because we are so competitive at U.S.A. basketball," Moore said. "

Moore said she's glad UConn coach, Geno Auriemma, decided to be at the helm for Team U.S.A. again. 

"Whoever it was that took him out for an Italian dinner and convinced him to sign on the dotted line, I need to thank them because it will definitely be a fun experience," Moore said. 

While she may be a winner in basketball, Moore said she looks to be successful in all areas of her life. 

"There's so many things you can measure success by, but I definitely look at more than just basketball stats," Moore said. "What kind of role model, what kind of teammate, what kind of an impact am I having on my team, my coaches, my community? So, that's something you can never be done with."

Recently, Moore was named one of the top 20 players in the 20-year history of the WNBA. 

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