Serbia smashed Brazil 84-56 to sail through to semifinals in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup on Wednesday.

Nicknamed as "Orlovi" (The Eagles), the Serbian national basketball team clinched the victory versus Brazil by scoring 29 points in the third quarter.

Serbian playmaker guard Milos Teodosic - playing for Russian side CSKA Moscow - starred in the showdown with 23 points and produced four assists for his country.

He was followed by Fenerbahce Ulker guard Bogdan Bogdanovic who scored 12 points and grabbed six rebounds throughout the quarterfinal clash.

Serbia's two towering centers, Nenad Krstic and Miroslav Raduljica scored 10 points apiece, while Fenerbahce Ulker's forward Nemanja Bjelica completed the game with 8 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists.

Brazil’s offense leaned heavily on their two forwards, Anderson Varejao and Marquinhos Vieira who scored 12 points each.

Brazil's two aces, Marcelinho Huertas and Leandro Barbosa upset their fans as Barcelona's regular Huertas scored four points, and Phoenix Suns combo guard managed to score five.

Serbia will be playing against Spain or France in semis.

The quarterfinal game between two neighbors, Spain and France tips off Wednesday night at 22.00 CET in Madrid.