BASKETBALL

EuroBasket 2017: Latvia, Serbia on to quarter finals

Serbia defeat Hungary, Latvia too much for Montenegro

Anadolu Agency

Serbia and Latvia defeated their opponents on Sunday to advance to EuroBasket 2017 quarter finals.

The tournament, which continues in Istanbul's Sinan Erdem Dome, saw a dominant Latvian team over Montenegro, which they won the match by 32 points, 100-68.

Janis Timma scored 21 points for Latvia, Kristaps Porzingis added 19 points in the victory.

In the next match of the day, Serbia defeated Hungary 86-78 to move on to the quarter finals.

Center Ognjen Kuzmic scored 17 points, while Bogdan Bogdanovic was on top form, scoring 17 points and dishing out 6 assists.

On Saturday, Italy, Germany, Greece and Slovenia were the other teams to continue in the quarter finals phase.

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