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Saturday's Top Performers: Jones, Musina, Miyem, Levchenko, Babic
VALENCIA (Spain) - There were some stellar displays to enjoy on the penultimate day of action at the FIBA Women's EuroBasket in Valencia.
None more so than Jonquel Jones of Bosnia and Herzegovina, who recorded a jaw-dropping performance efficiency valuation of 51 in her team's 82-63 triumph against Sweden. It was the highest of the tournament and also the highest in the three editions of the category being recorded.
The center racked up an oustanding double-double of 34 points and 19 rebounds, shooting 71 percent from the field and also handing out 4 assists as her team made more history.
They collected a berth at the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup Qualifying Tournaments and that was also in a large way due to another fine effort from Nikolina Babic. The guard supported the headline-making role of Jones with 17 points and 7 rebounds.
Russia celebrated taking sixth after they sneaked past Spain 78-74. Their victory was founded on a terrific 20 points and 9 rebounds from Raisa Musina, plus 15 points and 9 assists from Kseniia Levchenko who impressed in the backcourt.
Co-hosts France are back in the Final for the fifth time in a row after they eased out Belarus 73-61. Endy Miyem has played more than 50 games in the competition and chose a good time to come up with her highest ever score as she harvested 24 points, as well as grabbing 7 rebounds.