Turkey beats Italy in crucial Euro Basketball 2015 group match

Turkey's players celebrate after defeating Italy after the EuroBasket group B match Italy vs Turkey in Berlin on September 5, 2015. Turkey defeated Italy 89 to 87 (AFP Photo)

Turkey beat Italy 89-87 in its first Group B phase game in EuroBasket 2015 Saturday.

Turkey completed the first quarter 13 points ahead (26-13), while the second and third quarters ended 25-29, and 15-19, respectively with Italy 4 points ahead in each.

The fourth and final quarter ended 23-26, with Italy 3 points ahead.

In the other Group B games played Saturday, Germany defeated Iceland 71 to 65 while Serbia beat Spain 80 to 70.

Turkey is scheduled to play against Spain in Berlin at 9 p.m. local time [1900 GMT] Sunday.

It is set to play against Germany on Tuesday, Serbia on Wednesday, and Iceland on Thursday.

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