EuroBasket Women 2015 round up (Second Round, day 4)

Lithuania have breathed new life into their Eurobasket Women quarter-final bid after beating Croatia 83-64 in Gyor.

While the Lithuanians plug away to extend their stay in Hungary, the brave Croatian fight is over as they are eliminated.

storming into a 26-4 advantage after little more than six minutes of the contest, Lithuania always looked in control and gave little hope to their opponents.

Gintare Petronyte top-scored with 18 points, Gabriele Gutkauskaite added 13 and there was a double-double of 10 points and 10 rebounds from Sandra Linkeviciene.

Russia are one of the two latest teams to advance to the quarter-finals after they defeated the Slovak Republic 75-61.

Things unravelled for Slovak Republic either side of the half-time break as Russia snapped the game open with a commanding 23-8 run and took advantage of Anna Jurcenkova getting into foul trouble.

Maria Vadeeva drew a number of outstanding plays as the 16-year-old rolled towards an outstanding 22 points, as well as hauling down seven rebounds.

Eurobasket Women holders Spain are also into the quarter-finals by beating a strong Serbia side 91-80 in what was an intense game of basketball, where the final result simply does not do the game justice.

Like flicking a switch, Spain revved up their game at both ends of the floor and finished the game with a major flourish by outscoring Serbia 11-2 to close out what was a bruising and intense encounter. Serbia also gave up 30 points in the last ten minutes as Spain shifted to top gear as well as handing out 20 assists.

Alba Torrens pouring in 25 points as well as adding eight boards and five assists. Laura Nicholls could barely miss as she harvested 20 points from a majestic 81.8% floor shooting.