ANKARA, 7 September (BelTA - Anadolu Agensy). - Türkiye beat Belgium 78-63 in the 2022 European Basketball Championship (EuroBasket) Group A Gameday 4 match on Tuesday.
The Red-Whites got the lead early in the game, which they maintained till the end.
Young forward Alperen Sengun lead the Crescent Stars to victory with his 24 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists at the Tbilisi Arena in Georgia.
Belgian center Haris Bratanovic's 15 points and 5 rebounds were not enough for Belgium to come out on top.
Montenegro, Belgium, Türkiye and Spain all have 5 points each and line up respectively with point differences.
Montenegro will face Spain while group hosts Georgia will play against Bulgaria in the other Gameday 4 matches on Tuesday.
On Wednesday, Türkiye will take on Spain in the last match of the Group stage, while Bulgaria will face Belgium and Georgia to play against Montenegro on Gameday 5.
The top four teams in each of the four groups will qualify for the Round of 16 with the final stage merely to be held in Berlin from Sept. 10-18.