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August 2018
24 Dalia Donskichyté (LTU)
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Undefeated teams reduced to five in Austria

AUSTRIA (FIBA U18 Women's European Championship 2018, Division B) – The number of undefeated teams at the FIBA U18 Women's European Championship 2018, Division B was reduced to just five, with Lithuania stealing most of the spotlight with a 92-point win over Albania in Group D.

Dalia Donskichyte paced the Baltic side to a 130-38 victory with a 28-point, 11-steal double-double, as the dominant Lithuanians climbed to a 3-0 record, Gabija Segzdaite and Enrika Matiukaite chipping in with 18 and 16 points, respectively.

Israel also stayed perfect in the standings after getting a 76-48 win over Bulgaria, while Greece bounced back after Saturday's loss to Lithuania with a 63-38 triumph over Switzerland.

Israel and Lithuania scored big wins on Sunday

Meanwhile, Finland and Romania kept their unbeaten status intact in Group A and inched closer towards securing Quarter-Final berth. The Tuomas Oja-coached Finns had seven player in double figures in a 121-39 victory against Georgia, while Romania topped Iceland 63-49 behind a 19-point and 11-rebound double-double by Irina Parau, who also had 5 assists and 5 steals. 

Portugal got a 74-32 win against Cyprus to stay in the hunt for the Play-Offs, with Rita Oliveira, Sara Guerreiro and Marta Carvalho combining for 48 points.

Having beaten Norway 94-34 on Sunday, Belarus is now the only unbeaten team in in Group D after Ukraine downed Slovakia 60-50, with Vladyslava Colshyna leading the scoring with 13 points and 6 rebounds.  In the only other game in the group, Luxembourg registered a 71-39 win over the bottom-of-the-pack Kosovo.

Belarus had  no problems against Norway

Elsewhere, Denmark saw their victorious run in Group B snapped by the Netherlands, with the Dutch side nipping a close-fought 62-60 contest in Furstenfeld to catch the Danes in the standings with a 2-1 record.

Great Britain and Turkey also moved to 2-1 to form a power quartet at the top of the table, with Charlotte Ellmore going off for 27 to lift Team GB to an 87-70 win over Montenegro and Turkey taking care of business against tournament hosts Austria with a convincing 67-37 victory.