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BSU student Jared Zezel of the U.S. (L), lead John Landsteiner of the U.S. (C) and third Jeff Isaacson of the U.S. compete during their men's curling round robin game against Great Britain at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at the Ice Cube Curling Center in Sochi February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

MEN'S CURLING: U.S. drops to 1-3 after loss to Great Britain

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SOCHI, Russia -- The John Shuster-led U.S. men's curling team fell to 1-3 in round robin play after losing 5-3 to Great Britain at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

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According to USA Curling, Great Britain controlled much of Thursday's match.

"Today we didn't play good enough to beat those guys, and they played great," Jared Zezel, 22, a student at Bemidji State University from Hibbing, Minn., told USA Curling.

There are five round robin games remaining. The top four teams will advance to the semifinals on Wednesday.

"We just need to stay confident," Zezel told USA Curling. The U.S. has games against Germany (0-4), Russia (1-4), Canada (3-2), Sweden (4-1), and Switzerland (1-4) left on the schedule.

Other U.S. team members are skip Shuster of Duluth, Jeff Isaacson of Gilbert and John Landsteiner, also from Duluth.

The U.S. team next takes on Germany's John Jahr rink (0-4), a team they recently played in the Olympic Qualification Event in December.

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