Spain End Hosts' Run

Spain crushed hosts Poland 90-68 to book their place in the last eight of EuroBasket 2009.

The win saw Sergio Scariolo's side improve to 3-2 to finish fourth in Group F of the Qualifying Round. Up next for them is a clash with unbeaten France (5-0) in the quarter-finals on Thursday.

Spain Stand In Hosts' Path To Katowice
A place in the Quarter-Finals of EuroBasket 2009 is at stake when Spain and Poland square off in Group F on Wednesday in Lodz.

Both sides are also hoping to remain in contention for a top-six finish, which is needed to earn a trip to the 2010 FIBA World Championship in Turkey.

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Slovenia Put Hosts In Must Win Situation

Slovenia broke open a close game in the third quarter and stormed to a 76-60 triumph over Poland to clinch a spot in the EuroBasket Quarter-Finals on Monday night in Lodz.

Erazem Lorbek scored a game-high 20 points and also pulled down nine rebounds for the winners, who prevailed for the fourth time in five games at this year's event.

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