Wednesday, October 13, 2004

MD Challenge Day 2: Lin Chi-jay’s 26 leads TB to OT win

Reigning SBL scoring leader Lin Chi-jay scored 10 of Taiwan Beer’s 11 points in overtime as TB edged Videoland, 95-89, in the second day of Million-Dollar Challenge.

A slimmer and stronger, quicker Lin was too much for Videoland in the extra five minutes, when Lin scored time and again on drives and free-throws. Lin had 26 points and 8 rebounds in the game.

Ho Sho-jen also had 28 for Taiwan Beer, while PG Hsu Hao-cheng had 10 points, 7 rebounds and five assists. Ha Hsiao-yuan, who was traded from ETSN (former Jutai Tech) in the summer, had 15 points and 10 rebounds.

Lin Jia-huang had 26 points to pace Videoland, which also received 25 points from Yang Che-yi and 20 points from Lee Chi-yi.

Yulon 78-68 ETSN
Chou Shi-yuan had 15 and Chen Hsin-an 14 as Yulon cruised to an easy win in its opening game. Center Tsun Wen-din had 8 points and pulled down 10 boards. Wu Cheng-dao had 17 points to lead ETSN (1-1). Huang Bao-tse, formerly of Yulon, had 13 points. Wu Dai-hao and Chen Shun-hsiang had 10 points respectively for ETSN.

Bank of Taiwan 70-59 SINA
Chuan Xiao-wen had 13 points to lead a balanced attack as BOT handed SINA its second straight loss. BOT PG Wu Yong-jen had 12 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists. SINA was led by rookie Wang Chuan-jian’s 15 and 10.

Standings: Yulon 1-0, Dacin 1-0, TB 1-1, BOT 1-1, ETSN 1-1, Videoland 1-1, SINA 0-2