France secured a dramatic victory over Hungary in Pecs on Wednesday, surviving a last-second jump-shot miss from the hosts to escape with a 67-66 victory that keeps them undefeated in EuroBasket Women qualifying.
|Emmeline Ndongue had 18 points for France|
Down 67-65 following Emmeline Ndongue's lay-up for France, Anna Vajda went to the line for Hungary after a foul by Florence Lepron with 17 seconds remaining.
She made her first free throw but missed the second to leave France narrowly ahead.
However, Hungary had one more chance to win it after Zsofia Fegyverneky snatched the ball and fed Barbara Semsei, but she missed the jumper as the buzzer sounded.
Ndongue made eight of 12 (67%) from the field to lead France with 18 points and seven rebounds, while Endene Miyem added 12 points and Isabelle Yacoubou-Dehoui had 10 and six rebounds.
Vajda led Hungary with 17 points.
France improve to 3-0 while Hungary are now 0-2 in Group C.