Toni Prostran made four free throws in the final 18 seconds to give Croatia a 73-68 victory over France to capture the bronze medal at the U18 European Championship Men, in Pyrgos.
Mario Delas scored 18 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as the Croatians collected their sixth U18 medal of their history and first since gold in 2002.
Lithuania will get a re-match versus Greece in the final of the U18 European Championship after putting away France 79-55 in Saturday's second semi-final.
France had no answer for the Lithuania interior combination of Donatas Motiejunas, who had 24 points and seven rebounds and Tautvydas Slezas, who added 17 points and nine rebounds.
The semi-finals are set. Everyone has their own favourite. And all four teams remaining in the race for a medal hope to follow up last summer's champions Serbia as winners of the U18 European Championship Men.
Fibaeurope.com offers an in-depth statistical analysis for that extra insight of Saturday's semis.
Lithuania will look to exploit their size advantage inside but will need to stop France from getting out on the break as the two proud hoops nations battle in the second semi-final at the U18 European Championship Men.
The Lithuanians have not won a title at this age group since capturing their only crown in 1994.
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