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Latvia reaches quarterfinals at U16 European Basketball Championship

BC, Riga, 15.08.2018.Print version

Latvian national U16 team defeated Israel 85:81 (26:27, 19:23, 15:23, 25:8) in a Round of 16 match at this year's FIBA U16 European Championship to reach the championship's quarterfinals, reported LETA.

Toms Skuja led Latvia with 16 points, while Karlis Daga-Krumins scored 15 points and Kristians Sulcs 14. Kriss Helmanis pulled down 12 rebounds.

In the quarterfinals, Latvia will take on the winner of the Turkey vs. Georgia match.

In the group stage, Latvia defeated Netherlands 77:69, but then lost to Serbia 60:85 and to Spain 71:87, finishing in third place in Group B. Israel finished second in Group A.

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