Jones Cup: Iran wins 3rd straight title; Gilas settles for 3rd place

14 08 2011
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Sinjhuang Stadium, TaipeiAsian basketball powerhouse Iran has proven once again that they are probably the team to beat in the upcoming FIBA Asia Championship in Wuhan, China. They beat Korea,  66-59 in the finals of the 33rd William Jones Cup.  It was a tough defeat for the Koreans as they were undefeated until the final match yesterday.

In the battle for 3rd place honors, Smart-Gilas once again defeated host Chinese Taipei, 82-72 to cap a podium finish. Fifth place was secure by Japan who defeated Jordan 77-73.

Box Score of the Gilas match against Taipei

The scores:
PHILIPPINES 82—Douthit 28, Lassiter 16, Hontiveros 13, Barroca 10, Baracael 5, Taulava 5, Aguilar 4, Ababou 0
TAIPEI 72—Chien C. 26, Chen S. 13, Su 9, Lee 6, Chen H. 4, Lu 4, Creighton 3, Chang 2, Ho 2
Quarters: 22-16; 43-34; 62-49; 82-72

 


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