France Prevails After Lithuanian Collapse

Lithuania sensationally blew a 17-point fourth-quarter lead as Sourata Cisse scored 16 of his 25 points in the final nine minutes to give France a 79-77 victory at the OSTCHEM U-20 European Championship.

Lithuania's Giedrius Kurtinaitis could have forced overtime but he missed two of his three free throws with one second remaining to give France the win in their final quarter-final Group E game.

Klobucar's 44 Give Slovenia Double-Overtime Win Over Lithuania

Jaka Klobucar poured in 44 points as Slovenia proved more resilient in a 100-94 double-overtime shoot-out victory over Lithuania in the quarter final round of the Ostchem U20 European Championship.

Slovenia notched their second straight victory in Group E of the quarter-final round in Turkey.

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Serbia & Montenegro Rout Lithuania

Serbia & Montenegro trounced Lithuania 101-68 in their Group F quarter-final match-up at the Ostchem U20 European Championship for Men.

Although boosted by the long-awaited return of Tadija Dragicevic from injury, Serbia & Montenegro struggled early on, trailing 16-11 with a little over three minutes left in the first quarter.

Lithuania Squeeze Through

Lithuania advanced through Group D at the OSTCHEM U20 European Championship on Sunday following a 92-88 victory over Spain.

A tight contest was blown open in the third quarter with the Lithuanians winning it 20-14 to establish a 63-55 lead heading into the final 10 minutes.

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