22 - 30
July 2023
8 Mitar Bosnjakovic (SRB)
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Hosts Serbia power past Finland as six teams stay unbeaten

NIS (Serbia) - Lithuania and Italy got into the win column on Day 2 of the FIBA U18 European Championship 2023, while Spain and hosts Serbia continued their dominance.

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Key Storylines

- Hosts Serbia treated home fans to another impressive win
- Germany-Turkey, Serbia-Slovenia set for unbeaten showdowns
- Lithuania bounce back to claim opening victory

Top Performers

Despite Czech Republic dropping to 0-2, Milan Stranel posted an efficiency of 31, the highest efficiency on Day 2, after finishing with a double-double of 17 points and 15 rebounds along with 4 assists and 3 blocks on 6-of-11 shooting from the field.

Slovenia, who defeated Czech Republic by 29 points, were led by Blaz Tratar, who recorded 15 points, 9 rebounds and 2 steals and only missed one shot from the field (7-of-8) in 21 minutes for an efficiency of 25.

Demir Dogan was the third player of the day to register an efficiency of at least 25, as he led the charge for Turkey in their win over Croatia with 20 points, 6 rebounds and 2 assists, while making 8-of-10 shots overall and 3-of-4 from three-point range.

Meanwhile, Petras Padegimas spearheaded Lithuania's 19-point victory over Sweden by finishing with 20 points, 9 rebounds and 2 blocks, also making 50 percent of his shots from the field in just 21 minutes.

Rounding out the Top Performers is Italy's Gabriel Pozzato who finished with 17 points and 6 rebounds on 7-of-8 shooting from the field off the bench for an efficiency of 23.

Results of the Day

Group A

Lithuania 99-80 Sweden
France 83-70 Israel

Group B

Germany 84-62 Poland
Turkey 81-69 Croatia

Group C

Slovenia 89-60 Czech Republic
Serbia 96-72 Finland

Group D

Italy 93-77 Denmark
Spain 83-59 Greece