Saturday, April 01, 2006

TPEC wins 11th straight UBA Men's title

Once again, TPEC dominated Taiwanese university league. Led by MVP Chou Shih-yuan, TPEC beat Fujen University 112-92 Friday in the UBA men's title game and won its 11th straight UBA title. The school extended its winning streak to an astonishing 131 games.

Chinese Culture University (CCU) got the sweet revenge in the women's title game, defeating TPEC 73-62 in the championship game. CCU lost to TPEC in last year's final.

Chang Bo-sheng of National Taiwan University of Arts (NTUA) was named Freshman of the Year over teammate Zuo Tsun-kai.

Chou Shih-yuan had 30 points in 35 minutes in the title game, while Tsun Wen-din and Chen Hsin-an scored 17 apiece for TPEC. All three players are from Yulon Dinos.

Yang Chin-min (Bank of Taiwan) had a game-high 32 points for Fujen Univ., which also had 24 points from forward Wang Jian-wei (Taiwan Beer).

On Thursday, NTNU beat NTCPE 95-82 to win the third-place in the men's competition but its women's team failed to pack another victory, losing 77-76 to Fujen Univ. in women's third-place game.

In men's semifinal, TPEC beat NTNU 86-75 and Fujen edged NTCPE by one point.