Sunday, January 18, 2004

Yulon dominates as SBL heads into Chinese New Year break

Yulon got two wins this week, beating Jutai and Bank of Taiwan, and boosted its winning streak to 11 games. As the only undefeated team in the league, Yulon increased its lead over second-place SINA to 4 1/2 games.

During this past week, we saw Tien Lei replaced Lin Chih-jay of Taiwan Beer as the league’s scoring leader by tallying 46 points in two games. And SINA regained its momentum, winning seven straight games after the 3-game losing streak. Bank of Taiwan, which has been short-handed because of numerous untimely injuries, dropped five straight and remained at the last place of the standings.

SBL will once again have a “Bye Week” next week because of the Chinese New Year. Games will resume after the national vacation, as Week 9 starts on January 31.

Jutai 89-60 Dacin (Half 46-32)
Jutai – Yang Yu-min 28p+6a, Wu Cheng-dao 17p, Shan Wei-fan 10p, Wu Dai-hao 9p+10rb+5blk, O-Yang Jin-hen 8p+10rb
Dacin – Tien Lei 19p+8rb+7s

Yulon 75-65 BOT (Half 40-35)
Yulon – Chen Chih-chung 22p+4a, Tsun Wen-din 14p+12rb+4s+3blk, Chiu Tsun-chih 10p, Chen Hsin-an DNP(Flu)
BOT – Hsu Hao-cheng 22p+8rb, Chen Shen-ya 13p, Chou Ben-tang 13p+17rb+4a

Dacin 80-71 Taiwan Beer (Half 43-34)
Dacin – Tien Lei 27p+16rb+4a, Hsu Chi-chao 17p+6rb, Chang Chi-feng 12p, Lin Kwan-lun 12p, Huang Chih-chun 10a
TB – Pan Jen-der 17p, Lee Wei-min 14p+7rb, Wu Yang-huei 14p+8rb, Lin Chih-jay 12p+8rb+4a

SINA 87-81 Mars (Half 35-48)
SINA – Huang Chun-hsiung 23p+11rb, Chou Jun-san 19p+8a, Lo Shin-liang 17p, Hsiung Jen-jen 10p
Mars – Yen Shin-shu 17p, Chen Huei 13p, Yang Che-yi 13p, Lee Chi-yi 11p+4a, Lin Jia-huang 12p

Yulon 63-60 Jutai (Half 35-35)
Yulon – Tsun Wen-din 20p+12rb+3blk, Chen Hsin-an 13p+9rb
Jutai – Yang Yu-min 14p, Shan Wei-fan 13p