Triumphant Spain shooting for fifth place

Updated: September 10, 2010, 5:26 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Juan Carlos Navarro scored 26 points and Spain used a big fourth quarter to beat Slovenia 97-80 in a consolation game at the FIBA World Championship on Friday.

Spain led by only two going into the fourth before outscoring Slovenia 33-18. Sergio Llull made two 3-pointers during a 15-6 spurt that broke it open and gave the Spaniards an 84-73 lead on Navarro's 3-pointer with 3:47 remaining.

Spain's reign as world champion is ending after its 92-89 loss to Serbia on Wednesday in the quarterfinals. ...

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