This time, the Greeks didn’t disappoint their home fans.
One night after being handedly defeated, Greece responded by beating Slovenia 66-51 in Argostoli.
Lithuania outscored Latvia 30-13 in the pivotal second quarter to win 85-67 in their opening game of the UMCOR U18 European Championship Men in Argostoli, Greece.
Lithuania had balanced scoring with five players in double figures: Martynas Gecevicius (16), Rokas Uzas (13), Marius Valukonis (12), Panas Skurdauskas (12) and Zygimantas Janavicius (10).
Hosts Greece booked their place in the quarter-finals of the UMCOR U18 European Championship Men thanks to a 76-71 win over Russia.
Alexandros Sigkounas came up with a huge performance by scoring seven of his 18 points in the final two minutes of an intense contest that would send the winner to the quarter-final round and the loser to the classification stage.
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