2nd FIBA Asia U16 Championships Day 3: China, Korea, Japan, and Philippines are undefeated after the first round

21 10 2011

Philippines strolls past Vietnam

NHA TRANG CITY, VietnamThe first round matches of the 2nd FIBA Asia U16 Championships has been completed. The East Asia basketball are showing the way in their respective groups while the fourth group was swept by Southeast Asian kings Philippines. China, Korea, and Japan also went undefeated going to the next round of competitions. Here are yesterday’s results:

Korea 120 – 29 Uzbekistan

Korea had an easy time against winless Uzbekistan as they led from the get-go and settle for a 91-point rout. All players in their lineup played in this game. KIM Gookchan paced the Koreans with 16 points while 7 others reached double figures in scoring. All Koreans players scored at least 5 points. Team Korea also hit 14 three point shots. Uzbekistan was led by the 11 points of Ruslan Bokhodirov.

India 73 -52 Chinese Taipei

India used an opening 12-0 blitz to subdue Chinese Taipei. The win allowed them to finish second in their group behind China. Ajay Pratap Singh had 25 points while Karthikeyan Saminathan added 18 behind a perfect 4 0f 4 beyond the arc. Taipei was led by Lu Kuan-shiuan who finished with 15.

China 91 – 30 Malaysia

Zhou Qi once again leads China to a victory. The young giant finished with 16 points. He is slowly using that he will the most dominant Asian center in the year’s to come. HENG Yifeng added 14 markers. China’s defense never allowed a Malaysian youth player to reach in double figures.

Lebanon 75 – 68 Iraq

The closest game of Day 3 was between WABA teams Lebanon and Iraq. The Iraqis took the initiative early as they led 23-14 in the first ten minutes of play. Lebanon rallied and dominated the next 2 quarters to grab the lead for good and win. It did not help that Iraqi coach Mohammed Jasim was ejected after being assessed with 2 technical fouls. Gerald Hadidian of Lebanon finished with 28 big points while Karrar Hamzah led Iraq with 17.

Philippines 111-25 Vietnam

In a battle of Southeast Asian rivals, the Philippines gave a hosts Vietnam as basketball clinic as they cruised to an 86 point win. Coach Olsen Racela of the Philippines gave all his players playing time and they did not disappoint as they limited the Vietnamese cagers to just 25 points, the lowest output in Day 3. Rashleigh Paolo Rivero led the Energen Pilipinas Under-16 Youth team with 20 points.

Japan 119 – Qatar 55

7 Japanese youth cagers scored in double digits in Japan’s 64 point victory over Qatar. Kenta Yamamoto paced Japan with 22 points while Mohamd Abdelkawy led Qatar with 27 points. The win puts Japan along with the Philippines at the top of the Group F standings.

Final first round standings:

GROUP A
Team W L Pts GA
China 3 0 6 2.277
India 2 1 5 1.237
Chinese Taipei 1 2 4 0.903
Malaysia 0 3 3 0.420
  GROUP B
Team W L Pts GA
Korea 3 0 6 1.732
Lebanon 2 1 5 1.378
Iraq 1 2 4 1.322
Uzbekistan 0 3 3 0.250
  GROUP C
Team W L Pts GA
Japan 3 0 6 2.473
Qatar 1 2 4 0.598
K. Saudi Arabia 1 1 3 1.060
I.R.Iran 0 3 0 0.00
  GROUP D
Team W L Pts GA
Philippines 2 0 4 3.709
Indonesia 1 1 3 0.682
Vietnam 0 2 2 0.462

Here is the second round groupings:

GROUP E
Team W L Pts GA
China 2 0 04 1.958
Korea 2 0 04 1.215
Lebanon 1 1 03 0.881
India 1 1 03 0.862
Iraq 0 2 02 0.932
Chinese Taipei 0 2 02 0.649
  GROUP F
Team W L Pts GA
Philippines 2 0 04 3.709
Japan 2 0 04 2.253
K. Saudi Arabia 1 1 03 0.910
Indonesia 1 1 03 0.682
Qatar 0 2 02 0.500
Vietnam 0 0 02 0.462

The second round  will start tomorrow.

The 3 teams that were eliminated from the competitions are Iran (by default), Malaysia, and Uzbekistan.


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