Entering the final quarter down by four points, Israel had the better end versus England in a real low scoring game. Israel just scored 49 points but it was enough to edge England. Four minutes from time they trailed 40-45 but back to back three pointers changed the momentum. In a thrilling final minute May Dayan led Israel to victory.
Meanwhile Germany remained unbeaten with a 79-70 win over Romania. The Slovak Republic had no trouble in defeating Ireland (78-33).
In Group E Hungary made easy work out of Denmark to stay perfect. Behind Amadea Szamosi's 23 points and 14 rebounds they won 66-48.
The other two match-ups in that group had been much closer. Slovenia defeated Portugal 55-52. Slovenia won the hard fought game in the last 30 seconds. It was a key win for them.
Bulgaria stopped Latvia in their tracks. The Bulgarians used a strong second half to overcome their rivals 49-43.
In the Classification Round FYR of Macedonia collected their first victory. The hosts beat Luxembourg 59-49. In the second match-up the Ukraine crushed Switzerland 68-46.