The Dominican Republic, Australia and Italy reach the knockout stage of basketball’s World Cup
The Dominican Republic, Australia and Italy have advanced to the knockout stage of the World Cup. Ten teams have reached the final 16 with six berths to be determined on Wednesday. The Dominican Republic finished 3-0 in Group A after a 75-67 victory over Angola. Australia defeated Japan 109-89 and finished second in Group E behind Germany. Italy took second place in Group A after defeating the Philippines 90-83. Defending champion Spain, the United States, Canada, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania and Montenegro have also advanced.