Boise State's Rodriguez Ortego helps Spain defeat Turkey

Statesman staffJuly 10, 2014 

UDINE, Italy — Yaiza Rodriguez Ortego contributed three points, five rebounds and one steal in Spain's 61-40 victory on Wednesday. The win over Turkey gives Spain a top seed in the quarterfinals of the FIBA European U20 Women's Basketball Championship.

Spain rebounded from a 77-69 loss to Russia on Tuesday in which Rodriguez Ortego had four points and two steals. Spain will next play Poland on Friday.

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