Slovenia brushed aside their disappointment of not reaching the semi-finals of the U20 European Championship Men and advanced to the game for fifth place with a 79-59 victory over Bulgaria.
Gasper Vidmar scored 23 points and Emir Preldzic had 20 while Matej Krusic chipped in 14 points off the bench for the co-hosts Slovenia, who will play Israel on Sunday for fifth place.
Omri Casspi rebounded from two disappointing performances to lead Israel to an 85-69 victory over Bulgaria at the U20 European Championship Men, bouncing back after their disappointing loss to Italy a day earlier.
Israel's defeat against the co-hosts knocked them out of the running for the semi-finals, but Yakov Gino's team proved too much down the stretch, using a 10-0 run to outscore the Bulgarians 31-15 in the fourth quarter.
Chavdar Kostov scored 12 of his 18 points in a 22-3 fourth quarter run as Bulgaria beat Croatia 88-70 to collect their first victory in Group F of the U20 European Championship Men.
Ivan Lilov scored a game-high 25 points and his older brother Lyubomir Lilov and Stoyo Cholakov each had 12 points and Nikolay Kolev chipped in with 10 for Bulgaria, who improved to 1-3.
Bulgaria hung with Spain for 20 minutes, but the Iberian Express rolled on with a 91-70 victory to remain perfect in Group F of the U20 European Championship Men.
Marc Fernandez had 24 points and Javier Beiran Amigo added 16 as Juan Antonio Orenga's team moved to 3-0 atop their Qualifying Round group.