Turkey Beats Greece at The Basketball World Championship



Ersan Ilyasova scored 26 points to help Turkey clinch a 76-65 win over Greece on Tuesday at The Basketball World Championship.  This win essentially secures Turkey to place in the second round.
Turkey improved to 3-0 and can secure a top spot in the six team Group C, when it plays Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Greece won its first two games and is also likely to finish in the top four in the group and advance to the single elimination round.
Ioannis Bourousis led Greece with 15 points, while no other Greek player scored more than 9 points. Omer Asik added 12 points for Turkey.


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