|Jan Wimberg was prominent for Germany in their opening day victory|
Five players scored in double figures including two double-doubles as Germany eased past Israel on the first day of action at the U18 European Championship Division B while Austria beat Georgia in the final seconds.
Andreas Obst scored 16 points, Mahir Agva (12 points, 11 rebounds) and Niklas Kiel (12,10) both had double-doubles while Jan Niklas Wimberg added 13 points and nine rebounds as Germany knocked off Israel 81-45 in Group D.
Israel got 14 points from Daniel Danino.
Also in Group D, Renato Poljak nailed a three-pointer with four seconds left as Austria beat Georgia 57-54. Lennart Burgermeister scored 15 points for the Austrians, who also got eight points, 14 rebounds and five assists from Marvin Ogunsipe.
In the other game in the group, Jón Axel Gudmundsson collected 21 points, three rebounds, five assists and five steals as Iceland beat Estonia 72-45.
The other team in Group B is Romania, who were idle on the first day.
Idle in Group C was Switzerland.