The Quarter-Final pairings have been finalized at FIBA EuroBasket 2022 after the Round of 16 was completed on Sunday.
Greece, Italy, Finland, and Poland joined Saturday’s winners France, Germany, Slovenia, and Spain in advancing to the next stage as eight teams now remain in the competition.
Reigning champions Slovenia continued their title defense with an 88-72 victory over Belgium, while three-time winners Spain battled past Lithuania in a 102-94 overtime triumph. France opened the Round of 16 by beating Turkey 87-86, also in overtime, with hosts Germany overcoming Montenegro 85-79.
Italy pulled off arguably the biggest upset by defeating Serbia 94-86, with Poland prevailing against Ukraine 94-86 and Lauri Markkanen’s 43 points helping Finland beat Croatia by the same 94-86 scoreline. Greece took the final spot through as they claimed a 94-88 win over the Czech Republic.
The Quarter-Finals matchups are as follows:
Spain and Finland will meet in Tuesday’s opening game, followed by the hosts Germany against Greece, while France faces Italy and Slovenia take on Poland in Wednesday’s matchups.
The confirmed tip-off times in the Quarter-Finals are as follows:
Tuesday, September 13
Spain v Finland – 17:15 CET
Germany v Greece – 20:30 CET
Wednesday, September 14
France v Italy – 17:15 CET
Slovenia v Poland – 20:30 CET
About FIBA EuroBasket
The flagship competition of FIBA Europe, FIBA EuroBasket, is the most prestigious basketball event on the continent with a history that dates back to 1935. The 41st edition of the event, FIBA EuroBasket 2022, will take place in the Czech Republic, Georgia, Germany, and Italy from September 1-18, 2022.