EuroBasket: Iceland Beats Great Britain - The Reykjavik Grapevine

EuroBasket: Iceland Beats Great Britain

Published August 12, 2014

Nanna Árnadóttir
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J. Smith

Iceland has beaten Great Britain in their first EuroBasket 2015 qualifier 83-70 in Reykjavík, reports the BBC.

Iceland used a 15-2 burst in the final frame to pull away from Great Britain and pick up an 83-70 win at home, in the game that concluded Day 1 action in the EuroBasket 2015 2nd Qualifying Round.

Great Britain had managed to fight back from 16 points down to lead the match in the third quarter, but were out-played by Icelanders in the final 10 minutes.

Haukur Pálsson was hailed as best performer of the match finishing with 24 points, nine rebounds and four assists.

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