Basketball: Czech Republic beats Ukraine 71:64

12-08-2009

The Czech Republic beat Ukraine 71:64 in a Eurobasket Relegation Round game in Prague on Tuesday. The Czechs were leading from the early stages of the game but lost their lead in the third quarter. However, the Czech team came back in the last quarter, securing their second victory in the four member group. Two bottom teams will be relegated to EuroBasket Division B, and Tuesday’s victory has raised Czech hopes of remaining in the elite Eurobasket division this season. The Czech Republic will next play Estonia in Prague on Saturday.