Spain needed overtime to defeat France and claim the bronze medal with a 61-53 win.
Croatian do-it-all forward Mario Hezonja was voted MVP of the U16 European Championship Men after carrying his team all the way to the gold medal.
Defending champions Croatia survived a tense finale to beat Spain 64-60 and advance to the gold-medal game.
Saturday's first Semi-Final features a Clash of the Titans. Defending U16 champions Croatia take on the mighty Spanish basketball production line (live on FIBA Europe TV
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