Monday, August 08, 2005

Taiwan NT beat Sanmu in first warmup game in Korea

Min-shen Daily reported that Taiwan NT beat Korea's military team Sanmu 93-71 in the first of seven warmup games in Korea, which is for the preparation for the upcoming Asian Championship. The game was extended for a fifth quarter after regulation time. Taiwan trailed 20-22 in the extra 10 minutes.

Yang Yu-min led Taiwan NT with 16 points. Tien Lei and Chen Hsin-an both played for the first time in Taiwan NT uniform this year and scored 14 points each. Center Tsun Wen-din had 8 points.

** Taiwan NT center/forward Wu Dai-hao will enroll in BYU-Hawaii (NCAA Division II) this fall as a transfer student. Wu should have three years left in his eligibility. Yuta Tabuse, the first Japanese player in the NBA, and Philippines' star player Asi Taulava also attended BYU-Hawaii.