Taiwan defeat S Korea in final Jones Cup game

Taipei Times
Date: Sep 07, 2015
By: Paul Huang  /  Contributing reporter

Taiwan rallied from as many as 11 down in the second half with a brilliant fourth quarter to defeat South Korea 80-73 at the Sinjhuang Sports Complex in New Taipei City last night to close out this year’s William Jones Cup International Basketball Tournament with a third-place finish.

Hung Chih-shan and Tsai Wen-cheng saved the best for last by combining for eleven of Taiwan’s 20 points in the final quarter to rally the hosts from deficits as large as 11 on the way to one of the biggest wins over South Korea in the tournament’s history.

Tsai’s timely surge on both sides of the ball, coupled with Hung’s clutch three’s with the game on the line championed Taiwan to a 10-point lead late in the game to seal off the victory.     [FULL  STORY]

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