Turkey, Lithuania Will Vie For Fifth


By David Hein

Turkey and Lithuania will face off on Sunday for fifth place at the U20 European Championship after collecting victories in the classification round for fifth to eighth place.

Ilkan Karaman scored 19 points and Deniz Kilicli added 12 points as Turkey knocked off Croatia 78-59.

Lithuania bounced back from their shocking loss to Italy in the quarters by beating Montenegro 80-72 to reach the game for fifth place.

Edgaras Zelionis collected 24 points and 12 rebounds and Zygimantas had 17 points, six rebounds and four assists for the winners.

Croatia and Montenegro will play for seventh place.


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