- National Teams
Great Britain Under-20’s completed their prep schedule ahead of the European Championships with a narrow 56-52 loss against Hungary.
Andreas Kapoulas’s side finish with a 2-3 record in prep having beaten Hungary in their series opener on Sunday.
GB edged the early stages, but trailed 12-10 by the end of the first quarter. The hosts pulled away in the second period to take a 30-22 advantage into half-time.
GB made a bright start to the third, but were unable to reduce the deficit as they faced a 10-point gap to claw back heading into the final quarter at 44-34.
Hungary increased their lead to 15 points by the mid-point of the fourth before GB closed on a 13-2 run to make it a tight finish.
GB U20s begin their 2017 Div B campaign in Oradea, 🇷🇴 on Friday:
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