No contest as Latvia beats Ukraine

  • 2013-09-12
  • From wire reports

RIGA - Team Latvia spurted ahead of Ukraine 24:11 to end the first quarter, followed up by a convincing 42:22 at the half in the Sept. 11 game at the 2013 European Men’s Basketball Championship in the Slovenian capital, reports LETA.

Latvia kept up the pressure, not giving its opponent a chance to come back, ultimately winning 85:51. This was Latvia’s first game in the second round. On Friday night the team will face France; Sunday afternoon it’s Belgium, and later, the ‘Elite 8’ contenders will be known.