Georgia Keep Heat On Sweden


Georgia had no trouble with Luxembourg in their EuroBasket Division B, Group C meeting on Saturday.

Igor Kokoskov's men rolled to a 115-73 victory in front of a croud of 6000 in Tbilisi.

Tyrone Ellis led the way with 23 points for Georgia, who also got 20 apiece from Zaza Pachulia and George Tsintsadze.

Georgia (4-1) trail Sweden (5-0), who brushed aside Ireland 66-50 in their meeting in Dublin.

The Georgians host the Irish next while the Swedes face a tough home game against Slovakia.

Georgia are at home against the Swedes on August 26.

The winners of each group, and the best second-place team, will advance to the next round with two sides eventually winning promotion to Division A.



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Marvelous Montenegro Rout Swedes In First Leg05.09.2009
Sweden Sign Off With Big Win29.08.2009
Packed House See Georgia Clinch Group C26.08.2009
Swedes Receive Close Shave Ahead Of Georgia Showdown19.08.2009
Ireland Suffer Home Loss Against Sweden15.08.2009
Sweden Lock Down Georgia In Division B Win17.09.2008

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