Basketball: Nemeth faces Belarus test

THE England coach, Laszlo Nemeth, will depend on key individuals producing outstanding performances in Minsk tonight, as England try to steer their European Championship challenge back on course against Belarus in the fourth game of their semi-final round group.

Nemeth's only preparation was a 96-81 defeat against Austria in Vienna on Monday. Steve Bucknall led England's scorers with 23 points, supported by 22 from John Amaechi.

ENGLAND (v Belarus, Minsk, tonight): Amaechi (Sheffield), Austin (London Towers), Baker (Manchester), Bucknall (Iraklis, Greece), Cheung (Trier, Germany), Dunkley (Besancon, France), Haslam (Birmingham), Herriman (Quaregnon, Belgium), Huggins (Antwerp, Belgium), McKinney (Sheffield), Scantlebury (Newcastle), Whyte (Derby).