Taiwan Blue defeats the Philippines in Jones Cup women’s play

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/07/26
By: William Yen

Taipei, July 26 (CNA) Taiwan Blue fended off a strong challenge from the Gilas Pilipinas before pulling away in overtime to defeat the visitors 99-91 in the women's division of the 2019 William Jones Cup being played in New Taipei.

It was Taiwan Blue's first win in the six-team women's division after a 75-67 defeat to Japan on Wednesday and a 89-59 defeat against compatriots Taiwan White on Thursday.

The Philippines fell to 0-3 after a blowout loss to New Zealand and a heartbreaking 85-83 defeat to Japan.

In a game in which neither team ever held a double-digit lead, the game predictably came down to the final minute.    [FULL  STORY]

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