Czech Republic End Turkey's EuroBasket Dreams

The Czech Republic ended the medal hopes of host Turkey on Friday bymarching into the last four.

The Czechs, silver-medal winners two years ago, clinched an 86-60 triumph to remain unbeaten in this event.

Spain Beat Turkey, Both Sides Through To Quarters

Amaya Valdemoro was again the star for Spain as Domingo Diaz's side went into the last eight on the back of a 78-64 defeat of Turkey.

Valdemoro, the leading scorer in the tournament and an early candidate for MVP, poured in 16 points and also pulled down eight rebounds to nullify the threat of Turkey's Nevriye Yilmaz, the outstanding player on the court.

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Turkey Clinch Last Gasp Romania Winner

This time lady luck was shining on Turkey as the hosts clinched a last-gasp victory over Romania to retain hope of qualifying for the quarter-finals.

Turkey were edged out in the final minute by Lithuania on Sunday but clinched a 66-64 win on Tuesday to go 2-2 in Group B with a game remaining.

Lithuania Defeat Turkey In Final Minute

Lithuania took a step towards the quarter-finals in a wide open EuroBasket Women Group B in Izmir on Sunday night, defeating home side Turkey 82-76.

The top four teams in the group are all 2-1 after 3 games, while Turkey are still within reach of the quarter-finals in 5th place.

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