Albania surprised Serbia in the game of Classification for 5-8 places in Pescara, Italy. Albania won the first period 23:19 and then was caught by Serbians at 38:38.
The win in the third and the last periods brought Albania the initial victory in Mediterranean Games. LUCA Ersid top-scored for the winners with 24 points and 12 rebounds, while Franko Bushati (188-G-85) notched 16. Aleksandar Mitrovic (202-G-90) posted 18 for Serbia and Filip Covic (178-G-89) scored 12.