Italy have comfortably completed the Samsung U18 European Championship with a win, defeating Bulgaria 84-65 to finish the tournament in seventh position.
Spain will do battle with Latvia for a spot at the 2013 FIBA U19 World Championship following on from their 70-63 win over Italy at the Samsung U16 European Championship on Saturday evening.
Italy stormed out of the gates against Spain but Spain only needed one quarter to turn the game around and fight off brave Italians until the final buzzer.
Italy found a way to slow down Dario Saric but they could not slow down his teammates as Croatia showed a great team effort to move into the semi-finals.
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