FIBA World Cup 2014: Day 8 Schedule and Predictions After Day 7 Bracket Results

September 6th, 2014 by Rob Goldberg Leave a reply »

With half of the FIBA World Cup quarterfinals now filled, eight teams will compete Sunday for the final four spots in the next round.

France, Slovenia, Spain and the United States won their games in the round of 16 and remain top contenders for medals at this tournament. However, the next set of squads also have a lot to prove after solid starts to the event.

Anything can happen in this single-elimination phase of the international event, so make sure you do not miss a second of the action. Here is a breakdown of the upcoming set of games along with results from the latest action.

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New Zealand vs. Lithuania

American fans had to be impressed with New Zealand's effort against Team USA; New Zealand limited the damage and only lost 98-71. The squad showcased good balance in the loss with 11 players getting on the scoreboard.

New Zealand also had an impressive showing against Ukraine thanks mostly to great perimeter defense.

This all-around ability would help this team succeed against most oppo ...

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