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Turkey, Slovenia advance at worlds

Updated: September 5, 2010, 5:51 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Turkey used a 21-4 run spanning the second and third quarters on Sunday to eliminate France from the basketball world championship with a 95-77 win.

Phoenix Suns forward Hedo Turkoglu scored 20 points and Sinan Guler added 17 for Turkey, which played its first tournament game in the new Sinan Erdem Dome. A nearly capacity crowd of 15,000 -- including 22 members of the Turkish national soccer team sitting courtside -- watched the home team make shoot 35 of 55 from the field in the ...

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