NEWS

17.06.2009
Injuries Too Much For Turkey To Overcome
Turkey went into the warm-ups for EuroBasket Women 2009 thinking they could climb to the European podium for the first time, but a rash of injuries before the tournament robbed head coach Ceyhun Yildizoglu of a number of key players.


Still, a young Turkey team came within a victory in either of their last two games of reaching the Quarter-Finals in Riga. Instead, the Turks left Latvia finishing outside of the quarters for the second straight tournament.

16.06.2009
Belarus Back From The Dead

Belarus completed their return from the dead to not only advance to the 2009 EuroBasket Women Quarter-Finals but finish in third place of their Qualification Round Group F with an 86-70 victory over Turkey.

Four players scored in double figures for the 2007 bronze medalists Belarus, who hit 46 percent from three-point range and out-rebounded Turkey 42-28.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Saziye Ivegin SF 1.82 08.02.1982 Niksar (TUR)  
 5Yasemen Saylar PG 1.78 07.09.1990 Bakirköy (TUR)  
 6Birsel Vardarli Demirmen PG 1.75 12.07.1984 Izmir (TUR)  
 8Tugba Palazoglu SG 1.72 04.12.1980 Bolu (TUR)  
 9Gülsah Gümüsay PF 1.83 22.02.1989 Seyhan (TUR)  
10Sariye Gökce SG 1.78 23.02.1979 Samsun (TUR)  
11Melek Bilge 1.94 23.03.1989 Kartal (TUR)  
12Naile Cirak 1.85 29.05.1985 Niksar/Tokat (TUR)  
13Yasemin Horasan 1.86 01.08.1983 Sisli (TUR)  
14Nevin Vatansever PF 1.93 08.05.1985 HI (USA)  
15Bahar Caglar PF 1.88 28.09.1988 Izmir (TUR)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Ceyhun Yildizoglu
Assistant Coach: Rifat Omer Petorak

More Headlines

16.06.2009
Plenty On The Line For Belarus And Turkey
A spot in the Quarter-Finals of the 2009 EuroBasket Women is up for grabs as the 2007 bronze medalists Belarus face off against Turkey in the Qualification Round Group F.


Ceyhun Yildizoglu's Turks currently sit in third place with a 2-2 mark in the group while Belarus are 1-3.

14.06.2009
Gruda Keeps France Perfect

France remained perfect at EuroBasket Women 2009 with a 55-43 victory over Turkey to move to 4-0 in the Qualification Round Group F.

The French, who had already booked their spot in the Quarter-Finals before the game, held Turkey to 29 percent shooting and Sandrine Gruda led the way with 20 points and five rebounds.

Turkey Hunt For Second Place Against France14.06.2009
Turkey Down Italy’s Long-Range Bombers12.06.2009
Turkey, Italy Renew Rivalry11.06.2009
Turkey Book Spot In Qualifying Round09.06.2009
Last shot a long one for Serbia09.06.2009
Nevlin Decides Nail-Biter for Turkey 08.06.2009
Lithuania Hope For Turkish Delight08.06.2009
Turnover-Prone Russia Sail Past Turkey07.06.2009
Russia Hopes To Reign Again, Open With Turkey06.06.2009
Turks Unbeaten In Warm-Up Event24.05.2009

Team

Turkey
Turkey

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSN. Vatansever12.7
RTN. Vatansever6.7
ASB. Vardarli Demirmen4.7
STT. Palazoglu2.2
BSN. Vatansever1.2

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

07.06.2009vs RUS[L] 61-74
08.06.2009vs LTU[W] 69-66
09.06.2009vs SRB[W] 65-55
12.06.2009vs ITA[W] 64-59
14.06.2009vs FRA[L] 43-55
16.06.2009vs BLR[L] 70-86

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