Hungary clinched first place in the EuroBasket Relegation Round with a 65-60 triumph at Estonia on Thursday.
Having sealed a top-two finish with a midweek victory over the Czech Republic which secured Division A basketball for next summer, the Hungarians ended their summer on a high and can now look forward to attempting to qualify for EuroBasket 2011 in Lithuania.
Ukraine claimed a heart-stopping 75-72 win in overtime at Estonia in the EuroBasket Relegation Round on Monday after another dominating performance from their 23-year-old center Oleksiy Pecherov.
The Minnesota Timberwolves center poured in 29 points and pulled down 17 rebounds in the victory.
The Czech Republic moved closer to securing their EuroBasket Division A status for another two years by thrashing Estonia 80-54 on Friday night.
Ladislav Sokolovsky and Petr Benda scored 20 points apiece as the Czechs improved to 3-1 in the Relegation Round while dropping Estonia to 1-3.
Péter Lóránt poured in 18 points and Marton Fodor contributed 16 as hosts Hungary beat Estonia 75-64 in EuroBasket Relegation Round play on Tuesday.
The Hungarians looked to be in troubled when they trailed 59-56 with 7:34 remaining after a Tanel Tein lay-up for Estonia.
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