Serbia are the 2008 U20 European Championship Men gold medallists after a 96-89 win over Lithuania in a finals game that will be marked as one of the best in recent years.
This is the third year in a row Serbia are crowned in this competition but it came as no surprise.
It all comes down to this.
Serbia and Lithuania will meet on Sunday to determine who will take home the gold medal of the U20 European Championship Men in Riga. One last preview of today's big match-up and some thoughts on semi-final Saturday.
Lithuania is the second finalist of the 2008 U20 European Championship Men in Riga after an energy consuming 96-79 win over Spain.
Lithuania enjoyed the support of several hundred fans who made the short trip from the south to push their team into the finals, but Spain played with no set backs.
After a game loaded with emotions and intensity Lithuania joins Turkey in the semi-finals from Group E after an 89-79 triumph over Italy.
Lithuania knew before the tip off they need a four point win or more in order to advance, while Italy would have settled for a three point loss.
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