The win ensures Samurai Japan will win its first Olympic medal in baseball since the 2004 Athens Games.
Saki Hayashi sank a 3-pointer with 15.2 seconds remaining to keep the host nation’s medal hopes alive.
Longtime NBA star Pau Gasol, Italian swimming icon Federica Pellegrini and cyclist Maja Włoszczowska are the other new members.
Defending champion Inbee Park is three strokes back, while Japan's Nasa Hataoka is tied for 16th.
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The Australian superstar now owns more Olympic medals (11) than any athlete from her nation.
Ryoji Kuribayashi holds the U.S. in the 10th to pick up the win.