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Group:  A | 10.01.2009, 20:15h
Group:  A | 10.01.2009, 20:15h
75-81
26 - 1913 - 2419 - 2017 - 18
26 - 1913 - 2419 - 2017 - 18
Venue: Sarajevo (BIH) |
Spectators: 500 |
Referees: Sreten Radovic (CRO), Radomir Vojinovic (MNE), Tamas Földhazi (HUN)

GAME REPORT


Sten Fires Finns To Crunch Win At Bosnia and Herzegovina

Finland overcame a nervy start to win at Bosnia and Herzegovina and keep alive their chances of remaining in Division A of the EuroBasket Women.

In a battle of 0-2 teams, the Finns prevailed 81-75 in the EuroBasket Women Relegation Round.

Bosnia and Herzegovina jumped out to a 24-12 lead late in the first quarter but weren't able to build on the advantage.

Finland tied the game at 28-28 with 6:51 to go in the second quarter.

They didn't go in front for good until 8:11 remained in the third when Tiina Sten made a pair of free throws to put the visitors on top at 49-47.

Sten went on to score eight straight points for a 55-47 Finnish lead and they kept their noses in front the rest of the way.

Sten finished with 28 points and 10 rebounds and also came up with seven steals.

Natasa Mikic also had 28 points for Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Top performers

Accumulated statistics

44.4%

28/63
FG
M/A

37.0%

27/73

48.0%

24/50
FG2P
M/A

41.5%

22/53

30.8%

4/13
FG3P
M/A

25.0%

5/20

88.2%

15/17
FT
M/A

81.5%

22/27

31

5/26
RT
RO/RD

51

21/30

4

AS

7

17

TO

18

11

ST

14

2

BS

2

21

PF

16

75

Pts

81

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