Spain beat Russia 92-83 in the 5th-6th place game at the U18 European Championship Men 2009 in Metz, France.
The Spanish took an 18-8 lead courtesy of Joan Llovet with 2:26 left in the first quarter but Russia came back in the second period, tying the game at 27 with just over seven minutes remaining before the break.
Spain will face Russia in Sunday's 5th-6th place game at the U18 European Championship Men 2009 in Metz, France.
The Spaniards beat Italy 84-72 thanks to some balanced scoring which saw five players score in double-digits.
Serbia proved too strong in the second half as they beat Italy 82-74 in the quarter-finals at the U18 European Championship Men 2009, in Metz, France.
The Serbs scored the last six points of the third quarter to break a 54 tie and, when Danilo Andjsusic hit a three-pointer to open the final frame, they were up 63-54.
Italy won their third game in a row when they beat Bulgaria 76-56 in the Qualifying Round at the U18 European Championship Men 2009, in Hagondange, France.
The win saw Italy improve to a 3-2 mark in Group F and they became the only team so far to win all games in this round.
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