2023 FIBA World Cup: How to watch Thursday’s Italy vs. Latvia 5-8 classification game

A day after being eliminated from the 2023 FIBA World Cup quarterfinals, both Latvia and Italy will quickly turn around and play in the 5-8 classification bracket.

While the semifinals play out, the losers of the quarterfinals will match up to determine the No. 5 to No. 8 final standings of the international tournament.

Davis Bertans and Latvia will get a chance to improve their spot in the standings after they suffered a heartbreaking loss to Germany in the quarterfinals.

Meanwhile, Italy suffered a blowout loss to the United States that resulted in its exit from the knockout tournament.

Let’s look at broadcast information and start times for Thursday’s 2023 FIBA World Cup 5-8 classification bracket game between Latvia and Italy.


(Photo by SHERWIN VARDELEON/AFP via Getty Images)
(Photo by SHERWIN VARDELEON/AFP via Getty Images)
  • Opponent: Italy

  • Location: Manila, Philippines

  • Date: Thursday, Sept. 7

  • Time: 3:45 a.m. CT

  • TV Channel: ESPN+

Story originally appeared on Thunder Wire