Monday, July 26, 2004

Day 3 – Wildcats keep rolling ; Taiwan Blue suffers first loss

Adrian Majstrovich had 23 points and 18 rebounds and new addition Ontario Lett had 22 points as Perth Wildcats rolled to its third straight victory tonight, beating Japan 110-71.

But Korea and Taiwan White are not far behind. Taiwan White demonstrated its firepower for the second consecutive game, shooting 14-for-37(38%) from three-point range en route to its win over Qatar, 82-71.

Korea, who pounded Germany 119-56, also had a terrific shooting night, making 20 of 46 from three-point range while featuring five double-digit scorers.

Taiwan Blue suffered its first loss after two wins, losing 82-70 to Canada’s Carleton University. Lin Chi-jay scored 28 and is still Blue Team’s most reliable scorer. Lin averaged 21.7 points after three games as the second leading scorer in the tourney behind Carleton’s Paul Larmand(22ppg).

Perth Wildcats(AUS) 110-71 Japan
Wildcats – A. Majstrovich 23p+18rb+5s, O. Lett 22p+5a, L. Rush 20p
Japan – M. Kabaya 17p, H. Omiya 11p, T. Onishi 11p

Korea 119-56 IBA(GER)
Korea – Woo Seung-Youn 21p, Chun Yeen-Kwok 17p, Hu Hyo-Jeen 16p, Yun Byeoung-Hak 13p
IBA – A. Willemsen 20p+11rb, M. Huth 10p+11rb

Taiwan White 82-71 Qatar
White – Tien Lei 21p, Tsun Wen-din 16p, Chen Hsin-an 14p
Qatar – H.Z. Zaiden 21p+17rb, Y.I. Mousa 16p

Carleton Univ.(CAN) 82-70 Taiwan Blue
Carleton – P. Larmand 23p+9rb, J. Poirier 16p+12rb
Blue – Lin Chi-jay 28p+6rb+4s, Lo Shin-liang 16p, Wu Dai-hao 6p+5rb+2blk

Perth Wildcats 3-0
Korea 3-0
Taiwan White 3-0
Japan 1-2
Carleton 1-2
Qatar 0-2
Philippines 0-2
IBA 0-3