|Ivo Garic had a good overall performance for Bosnia and Herzegovina with 8 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists but had to accept defeat against Estonia|
The other Group C game was also close with Georgia winning against Romania, 55-51.
Marius Ciotlaus had 16 points and seven rebounds for Romania.
Maksim Salash was terrific for Belarus, scoring 20 points, grabbing 17 rebounds and blocking three shots.
Oliver Vujakovic had 19 points for Luxembourg, who led going into the last quarter but were outscored 18-10.
In the Scandinavian battle between the Swedes and Finns, Ludvig Hakanson had 20 points for the winners.
Sweden only led 55-52 at the beginning of the fourth quarter but pulled away for a 10-point triumph.
In Group B, Denmark won 66-61 over Belgium.
The Danes led by as many as 16 in the fourth quarter.
F.Y.R. of Macedonia thrashed the Slovak Republic, 84-47.
There were three games in Group D and the closest encounter was between Portugal and the Netherlands.
The Portuguese prevailed 48-40 after outscoring the Dutch 20-4 in the third quarter to go on top, 36-29.
Francisco Amiel led the winners with 12 points.
The Swiss raced into a 21-6 lead by the end of the first quarter and stretched that to 41-21 by half-time.
Anthony Polite led the winners with 16 points and 12 boards.
In Hungary's 90-41 victory over Norway, Viktor Zrinyi had 17 points and nine rebounds.