Italy wrote a great finish in Group E of the Qualifying Round in the Omnitel U16 European Championship Men with a 71-69 win over the hosting team of Lithuania after a big come back in the last minutes.
The game didn't matter to Italy as they have already finished last in the group, but did sweeten their record to 1-4.
Russia is still on top of Group E in the Qualifying Round of the Omnitel U16 European Championship after another walk in the park, this time a 91-64 victory over Italy.
The Russians climb to a 4-0 record that guarantee them the top of the group even in case of a loss tomorrow to Turkey.
Poland continue to be the Cinderella of the Omnitel U16 European Championship Men after a 59-53 triumph over Italy in Group E of the Qualifying Round.
Poland climbed to a 2-1 record that moves them very close to the Quarter-Finals.
Right on the finish line Montenegro made it to the Qualifying Round after an 80-74 victory over Italy in Group A of the Omnitel U16 European Championship Men.
Montenegro needed a three point win to avoid the relegation games, and led throughout most of the game with the needed margin.
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