6 Sep 2010

Three qualifiers found for world basketball quarters

6:50 am on 6 September 2010

The defending champions Spain, Serbia and Slovenia are through to the last eight at the mens world basketball championships in Istanbul.

Serbia pipped their fierce rivals Croatia 73-72, Spain beat Greece 80-72, and Slovenia trounced Australia 87-58.

The Tall Blacks meet Russia in their third round match tomorrow morning.