Ukraine put an end to Spain’s undefeated record

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Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk and Oleksii Len led Ukraine to the 76-65 victory over Spain in Kiev. This was the first defeat for the Spaniards in the FIBA World Cup Qualifiers.

Mykhailiuk had 22 points and five steals for the winners, while fellow NBA player Len added eight points and five rebounds.

On the other hand, Quino Colom and Sergio Rodriguez scored 15 and 12 points, respectively, for the visitors.

Ukraine improved their chances to qualify to the World Cup (4-3 record), while Spain dropped to 6-1. However, they are still on top of Group I.