Turkey See Off Israel


Turkey moved to the top of Group B with an assured performance against Israel on Saturday.

It was a second successive win for Turkey, who beat Ukraine 70-59 in their opening qualifying match.

Esmeral Tungluer followed her 19-point performance with 22 against Israel.

Tungluer scored 8 straight points in a 10-2 second quarter run which saw Turkey establish a double-digit lead, 41-30.

Ir was a lead that Turkey never looked in danger of relinquishing for the remainder of the contest and they cruised to an 87-76 win.

Turkey face Slovenia in their next game while Israel play Ukraine.




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