Italy get away in the second half against Latvia to open their account at the 2014 U18 European Championship in Konya, Turkey.
Italy got 24 points from Federico Mussini and 22 from Diego Flaccadori in opening their Group A play with a 72-55 victory over Latvia.
The opening ceremony of the U18 European Championship in Konya took place on Wednesday, with the participating teams enjoying a special performance by the whirling dervishes.
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