Ukraine qualified for EuroBasket 2013 with today’s win over Austria! wp.me/pJba2-3EW
— Mike Fratello (@MikeFratello) September 2, 2012
Congratulations to Mike Fratello, who is coaching Ukraine for the second consecutive summer and qualified for next summer’s European championship by guiding Ukraine to a 68-57 victory over Austria.
Detroit Pistons fans will be pleased to hear that incoming rookie center Viacheslav Kravtsov (No. 11 in out list of the Top 10 incoming international rookies) had nine defensive rebounds and was a plus-15 in 22 minutes (he was in foul trouble).
For more on Eurobasket ’13 qualifying, check out our column on the Top 25 NBA players and NBA prospects (and washouts) playing in the qualifying tournament.