6 Sep 2010

First four quarter-finalists decided at mens basketball worlds

11:21 am on 6 September 2010

The first four quarter-finalists have been decided at the mens world basketball championships in Istanbul.

Serbia scored a last gasp basket to pip their fierce rivals Croatia 73-72, the defending champions Spain beat Greece 80-72, Slovenia humbled Australia 87-58, and hosts Turkey beat France 95-77.

The Tall Blacks second round match against Russia is tomorrow morning.