Slovenia Grab Bronze Medal

Emir Preldzic scored 29 points as Slovenia secured the bronze medal at the OSTCHEM U20 European Championship Men with an 83-75 victory over Italy.

Preldzic scored five points in a crucial 9-0 fourth quarter run as Slovenia pulled ahead 72-63 with 3:28 remaining in the game.

Turkey Storm Into Final

Cenk Akyol scored 28 points as Turkey romped past Slovenia 96-62 to reach the final of the Ostchem U20 European Championships.

Tournament hosts Turkey will now face Serbia & Montenegro, who knocked off Italy 89-83 in double overtime.

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Serbia & Montenegro Gets Past Slovenia In Overtime

Nikola Dragovic scored 10 of his 14 points in overtime as Serbia & Montenegro beat Slovenia 85-78 to move into the semi-finals of the U-20 European Championship as Group E winners.

Milenko Tepic saved Miroslav Nikolic's Serbia & Montenegro side by hitting three free throws with three seconds remaining in regulation to force the extra session.

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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