July 1, 2011

New is game hero as Turkey advances to Gold Medal game

Turkey defeated reigning champion France 68-62 in overtime in their semifinal game of EuroBasket Women 2011.

New was declared the game hero: "Nevin Nevlin (Kristin's Turkish name) was restored into the Turks' starting line-up to nullify the power of the French. It was the perfect tactic and she delivered 23 points and 8 rebounds."

Here is the game card, which includes a game highlights video as well as the usual game report, box score and play-by-play.

Turkey will play Russian for the gold medal on Sunday July 3 at 11:30 a.m. Pacific Time. You can watch the game online here

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