TPEC(Taipei Physical Education College) edged NTNU(National Taiwan Normal University), 60-55, in the UBA semifinal tonight as TPEC kept its 79-game winning streak alive and set up the final clash with Fujen University, who beat NTCPE(National Taiwan College of Physical Education), 69-60, in the other semi.
Chou Shi-yuan's two fastbreak layups helped TPEC overcome an 8-point deficit in the final 5 minutes. With almost every player on its roster starting for A-League teams, TPEC will look for its 80th consecutive victory tomorrow and go for an unprecedented eighth consecutive university league champion.
* Notable A-League players on UBA Final Four teams
(School, player, A-League team)
TPEC - Hong Chi-chao(Yulon), Chou Shi-yuan(Yulon), Lee Chih-ming(Yulon), Lee Chi-yi(Mars), Yang Che-yi(Mars), Chen Shi-nian(Taiwan Beer), Chang Chi-feng(Dacin), Lee Feng-yong(Dacin), Wu Jun-hsiung(Taiwan Beer), Wu Chih-yuan(Taiwan Beer), Yo Yu-lun(Taiwan Beer), Hsu Hao-cheng(Bank of Taiwan)
Fujen Univ. - Yang Yu-ming(Jutai Tech), Shin Jin-jan(Yitong), Kao Jian-wei(Yitong), Hu Yu-wei(Jutai Tech), Yeh Shu-wei(Dacin), Wu Yi-min(Jutai)
NTNU - Tien Lei(Dacin), Lin Kuan-lun(Dacin), Ho Sho-jen(Bank of Taiwan), Wu Yong-jen(Bank of Taiwan), Hsu Chen-wen(Jutai Tech)
NTCPE - Fan Gun-shian(Dacin)