France beats Greece 75-71, Evanthia Maltsi scores 28

Endene Miyem scored 20 points and Sandrine Gruda hit a tie-breaking basket with 36 seconds left to help France beat Greece 75-71 on Sunday.

With the game tied at 69 and both teams struggling to score, Gruda hit a shot to give France (2-0) the lead.

Greece (0-2) turned the ball over on its next possession and Miyem hit two free throws with 9 seconds left to make it a two-possession game. Evanthia Maltsi, who scored 28 points to lead Greece, missed a 3-pointer and France held on.

The win sets up a showdown for France with Canada for the top spot in the group.

Source THE NATIONAL HERALD
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