Croatia rally in the second half to beat Czech Republic and seal a ticket to the Second Round of EuroBasket 2013.
Croatia produced a powerful defensive display in the second half to defeat the Czech Republic 70-53 on Monday, in the clash that determined the recipient of the last ticket to the EuroBasket Second Round from Group C.
You wait for a EuroBasket victory for 14 years and then two of them come together within 48 hours, leaving you 40 minutes away from your best finish in history in the tournament.
The Czech Republic established a frenetic pace on their Sunday clash with Georgia to win 95-79, keep intact their hopes for qualification from Group C and eliminate the Georgians from contention in the process.
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