Poland tied Germany for the top spot in Group C after defeating the previously unbeaten German side 65-56.
After suffering a loss to Germany 10 days ago, Poland earned revenge to record their third victory in four games.
Agnieszka Bibrzycka was once again the key to Poland’s success.
|Agnieszka Bibrzycka scored 24 for Poland.|
Bibrzycka was in the center of Poland’s 14-0 second quarter run which put her side in command with a double-digit lead.
Trailing 24-22 at the outset of the second quarter, Natalia Waligorska started the Polish run by hitting a jumper.
Bibrzycka reeled of five straight points on two field goals and a free throw.
Waligorska then added a three-pointer and jumpers from Ewelina Kobryn and Aleksandra Karpinska made the score 36-24.
Poland would hold a double-digit advantage almost the entire the second half.
Germany was able to get within seven (60-53) with 3:35 to go before the final buzzer, but a free throw from Magdalena Leciejewska followed by a three-pointer from Bibrzycka with 1:55 to go put Poland back ahead by 11, 64-53.
Bibrzycka added another from the free-throw line with 1:15 remaining to increase the lead to 12 and end any chance of a German comeback.
Linda Fröhlich led Germany with 16 points and 17 rebounds.