Alina Iagupova came up big again in U18 European Championship Women 2010 with 40 points, 11 rebounds, three assists and three blocked shots in Ukraine's victory against Turkey 84-74.
Both teams progressed from Group D to the Qualifying Round.
Ukraine missed their first ten attempts from beyond the arc in the game before Aysegül Günay pushed Turkey up 20-28 on a pair of foul shots.
Ukraine responded with Iagupova getting serious in offense. She had14 points in the first half to give her team a lead 35-32.
Iagupova added 17 more points in the third quarter, but Turkey managed to bounce back and tie 60-60 at the end of the third quarter.
It was again Iagupova who connected from downtown for the go-ahead basket to make it 67-66 with 6:06 left to play in the final quarter. Then Ukraine used a 14-2 run to secure their victory.