Britain end their EuroBasket campaign with defeat

Great Britain coach Joe Prunty
Joe Prunty's British side have lost all four of their EuroBasket qualifying matches

Great Britain ended their failed EuroBasket qualifying campaign with a 74-68 loss to Bosnia and Hercegovina.

Britain came into the match knowing they could not reach next year's finals in Sarajevo, having lost all three of their previous qualifying matches.

Despite fighting back to move a point behind at 69-68 with five minutes to go on Sunday, they were edged out by a superior opponent.

Ben Mockford top-scored for Britain with 19 points.

GB's EuroBasket qualifying round-up
Iceland (a)Lost 83-70
Bosnia-Hercegovina (h)Lost 80-67
Iceland (h)Lost 71-69
Bosnia-Hercegovina (a)Lost 74-68

Mirza Teletovic amassed an impressive 25 points for Bosnia and Hercegovina, who beat Britain 80-67 at the Copper Box in London on 13 August and have now secured their qualification for the 2015 showpiece.

The hosts led 39-27 in the first half before Britain's late surge, but Teletovic drove to the basket to widen the margin again before sinking two free throws following a foul to ensure a Bosnian victory.

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