Greece Cruise To Win In Luxembourg



Greece cruised to their second victory in the EuroBasket Women Qualification Round on Wednesday.

Alekos Daglas' team snapped a two-game losing skid and improved to 2-2 in Group E with an 85-59 triumph at Luxembourg.

Greece trailed 12-11 but went in front for good 3:30 into the contest when Zoi Dimitrakou scored to start a 9-0 run.

The visitors led by as many as 16 points in the first half before going to the break in front, 45-31.

Artemis Spanou and Katerina Sotiriou each had eight points at half-time for the Greeks.

After the restart, Luxembourg matched the visitors blow for blow in the third quarter before Greece pulled away in the fourth, outscoring them 23-13 in the last frame.

Greece shot seven of 16 from long range in the victory.

Cathy Schmit had 12 points for Luxembourg.


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