Ozge Yavas made a pair of free-throws with 12 seconds left in the game as Turkey held off the Ukraine 74-72 in the U18 European Championship for Women.
The Turks scored the first 11 points of the game and looked on their way to a straight-forward enough win as they took a 47-38 half-time lead, thanks to a three-point clinic in the first half.
The Czech Republic took care of business by beating Turkey 72-56 in the U18 European Championship for Women.
Katerina Bartonova scored a team-high 16 points while Klara Rosenbaumova had a solid all-around game with 13 points, nine rebounds and five assists as the Czechs improved to 3-1 to take sole possession of second place in Group E in the Qualifying Round. Meanwhile, the loss saw Turkey drop to 1-3 and fifth place.
Turkey rallied back from a 10-point half-time deficit to beat the Slovak Republic 57-53 in the U18 European Championship for Women.
The Turks bounced back from a poor first half - by the end of which they were down 30-20 - scoring the first seven points of the third quarter and proved the far better team down the stretch as the nerves got the better of the hosts.
Poland recorded their first win of the U18 European Championship for Women by holding off Turkey 81-72 in a thrilling contest.
Olivia Tomialowicz had a game-high 22 points and three other players reached double-figures in scoring for Roman Skrzecz's side.
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