It has been a busy summer so far for Italy coach Gianni Lambruschi.
Lambruschi guided the women's side to a sixth-place finish in this month's U20 European tournament while his next task will be all the more challenging.
Germany held off Italy 67-62 in the teams' last qualifying round game of the U20 European Championship for Women.
Margret Skuballa had a game-high 23 points and pulled down 13 boards for the Germans while team-mate Romy Bar scored 20.
Italy bounced back from Tuesday's defeat to France by beating Bulgaria 82-65 at the U20 European Championship for Women.
Giorgia Sottana led her team in scoring with 19 points. She connected on seven of 10 attempts from two point range.
France beat Italy 61-51 on Tuesday to clinch their fourth straight triumph at the U20 European Championship for Women.
Jennifer Digbeu led Les Bleues in scoring with 12 points while team-mate Laetitia Kamba added 11 and pulled down 10 rebounds.
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