Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Asian Championship - Taiwan eyes ninth-place after beating India

Yang Yu-ming had 28 points, including 14 in the third quarter that shifted the momentum of the game, as Taiwan NT beat India 106-90 in the second game of 9-16 classifications of the 2005 FIBA Men's Asian Championship.
Taiwan is expected to beat Malaysia today and fight for ninth-place with Kazakhstan or Kuwait.
Yang Yu-ming's four three-pointers in the third quarter led Taiwan to the come-from-behind victory. Tsun Wen-din scored 26 points while Chou Shih-yuan had 17 points. Tien Lei sat out his second straight game after a mild ankle sprain in the game vs. Iran. He is expected to miss today's game also.
Sozhasingarayer Robinson led India, which surprisingly led Taiwan 50-46 at halftime, with 26 points.