Ludwiczuk, Poland Target New Coach

Poland are hosting EuroBasket 2009 but right now, the national team doesn't have a coach.

The federation has confirmed that Koln's very successful boss, 39-year-old Sasa Obradovic, is one of the candidates to take the reins.

Italy Win Puts Them In Next Round

A 79-70 triumph over Poland was enough to see Italy progress to the qualifying round at the EuroBasket.

Guard Marco Belinelli had a game-high 20 points for the winning side while forward Andrea Bargnani added 19 points - 16 of which came in the first half.

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Italy And Poland Battle For Ticket To Madrid
If Italy's confidence has been shaken following back-to-back, heartbreaking defeats, they should remember four years ago when they recovered from a similar start to the EuroBasket.

That Carlo Recalcati- coached team bounced back to win their final group game and win the bronze medal, thus qualifying the team for the 2004 Olympics and went on to win silver.
Slovenia Too Much For Poland

Slovenia pulled away late in the third quarter to beat Poland 70-52 and clinch their second win of the EuroBasket.

Poland trailed 39-33 but Slovenia hit them with a 23-6 run that bridged the third and fourth quarter to take a commanding 62-39 lead with only five minutes remaining to put the game beyond Poland.

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