KSL OLYMPICS

France Advances To Semifinals With 67-64 Win Over Spain

Aug 4, 2021, 12:03 PM

Marine Johannes #23 and Valeriane Vukosavljevic #11 of Team France...

Marine Johannes #23 and Valeriane Vukosavljevic #11 of Team France celebrate their win over Team Spain in a Women's Basketball Quarterfinals game on day twelve of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Saitama Super Arena on August 04, 2021 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

(Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Marine Johannes scored 18 points and France edged Spain 67-64 on Wednesday night in the quarterfinals of the women’s basketball tournament.

The French team will face host Japan in the semifinals on Friday in a rematch of a group play game.

The U.S. plays Serbia in the other medal round matchup.

With France trailing by one with 1:21 left, Gabby Williams made two free throws to give the team a 63-62 lead.

After forcing a shot clock violation on the next possession by Spain, Johannes banked in a runner coming across the lane with 24.4 seconds left just beating the shot clock to make it a three-point game.

KSL Olympics

Russian-Olympic-Committee-2022...

Associated Press

Russian Olympic Committee Loses Appeal Against Suspension By IOC

The Russian Olympic Committee has lost an appeal against its suspension by the International Olympic Committee.

4 days ago

LeBron-James-NBA-All-Star-Game-2024...

Tim Reynolds, AP

LeBron James Still Committed To Paris Olympics, But Health Remains Big Key

Los Angeles Lakers forward and NBA star LeBron James still wants to participate in the Paris Olympics this summer.

8 days ago

2024-Paris-Olympics-Medals...

John Leicester, AP

Paris Olympics Medals Are Made With Pieces Of Eiffel Tower

An Olympic medal inlaid with a piece of the Eiffel Tower. How’s that for a monumental prize in the 2024 Summer Games?

19 days ago

Clayton-Young-Conner-Mantz-United-States-Olympic-Team-Trials...

Kyle Ireland

Former BYU Distance Runners Qualify For Summer Olympics

Former BYU national champs Conner Mantz and Clayton Young earned spots on Team USA after their performances in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials.

24 days ago

Kamila-Valieva-Team-ROC-2022-Olympics...

Graham Dunbar, AP

Valieva Disqualified In Olympic Doping Case, Russians Set To Lose Team Gold To US

Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva was disqualified from the 2022 Olympics on Monday, almost two years after the teenager's doping case.

29 days ago

Josie-Johnson-Skiing-Japan...

Kyle Ireland

Utahn Credits Taylor Swift After Earning Silver Medal At Youth Olympics

Park City's Josie Johnson credited Taylor Swift for helping her capture the silver medal at the 2024 Youth Winter Games.

1 month ago

Sponsored Articles

ksl-sports-newsletter...

KSL Sports

KSL Sports Newsletter: Sign Up Now

Sign up today for the KSL Sports newsletter. Get the latest Utah sports news delivered to your inbox.

...

KSL Sports

Jazz Notes Newsletter: Sign Up Now

Sign up today for the Jazz Notes newsletter. Get insider analysis, game recaps and opportunities to win tickets!

Follow @kslsports...

The Road Home Mediathon 2023

The KSL Sports Zone and KSLSports.com are proud to support the all-day Mediathon 2023 at the Road Home, an annual tradition to raise money and other essential items for the Road Home, a Homeless Shelter.

3 kids wearing real salt lake jerseys smiling...

Real Salt Lake

6 Reasons You Need to Experience a RSL Matchday

RSL Games are a great way to spend time with your family with fun activities, good food, and traditions you can only experience at the field.

High angle view of the beautiful Rose Bowl Stadium...

KSL Digital Sales

How to Prepare for the 2023 Rose Bowl

Everything you need to know to plan your 2023 Rose Bowl trip in Pasadena, California. This year, the Utes will face Penn State.

Jordan-Clarkson-Utah-Jazz...

KSL Digital Sales

Notable Moments From The Utah Jazz Season… So Far

At the beginning of the season, the Utah Jazz were second to last. Now they rank in the top 10 teams in the Western Conference.

France Advances To Semifinals With 67-64 Win Over Spain