France crushed Germany 99-66 to clinch a place in the next phase of the OSTCHEM U20 European Championship on Sunday night.
With three sides in Group C finishing with 2-1 records, it came down to points difference with the French and Turkey advancing.
A 24-2 first-quarter run for Russia doomed Germany in Group C on Saturday.
Beaten by France in their opener, the Russians got their Ostchem U20 European Championship campaign on track with an 81-51 victory as Maxim Sheleketo poured in a game-high 25 points.
There was a lot of talk before the Ostchem European Championsip U20 Men tipped off that home side Turkey would be the team to beat.
The Turkish justified that statement with a dominant performance against Germany in their opening game on Friday.