|29 August 2009|
Four teams remain in the hunt for a ticket to the men's EuroBasket 2011 Division A, after the conclusion of the EuroBasket 2009 Division B Qualifying Round, Saturday.
In the final stage of Division B play, the Promotion Round, Montenegro will meet Sweden while Georgia will play against Belarus.
The pairings are decided by a system which ranks the four qualified teams from 1 to 4, based on their win/loss percentage and their goal differential.
Undefeated Montenegro head those rankings while Georgia are second and Sweden third thanks to a superior goal average over Belarus.
The winners of the two match-ups over the two legs will play in EuroBasket 2011 Division A.
Montenegro and Sweden aspirations for a place in Division A extend to the women's game too.
Montenegro who topped Group A in EuroBasket Women 2009 Division B competition will now meet Portugal, second in Group B. Sweden who finished first in Group B they face the Netherlands.
The winners of the two match-ups will qualify for EuroBasket Women 2011 Division A.
The first games will be played on 5th September with the return legs on September 9th. The lower ranked team in a pairing always play the first game at home.