Monday, July 10, 2006

Jones Cup Day 3 - Athletes in Action beat Taiwan in buzzer

Mike Jarvis' last designated play was perfect. Josh Carter made a buzzer-beating 3-pointer and led Athletes in Action to a 86-83 win over Taiwan NT and became the second 3-0 team in the tournament.

Taiwan NT trailed after a 10-0 run by the visitors early in the 4th quarter. but Chen Hsin-an made three consecutive threes in the last 4 minutes and center Tsun Wen-din made two free-throws to tie the game at 83 all with 52.2 seconds to go.

Chen Hsin-an rushed on his 3-point attempt which missed the rim and gave the Americans 6 seconds for the last shot. After three consecutive timeouts by both sides, Josh Carter inbounded the ball to Dominique Kirk. Kirk drove in the middle and dished the ball back to Carter, who received the pass at baseline and launched a high-arching shot that went in at the final buzzer.

AIA - T. DeVries 23p, J. Carter 20p
TWN - Tien Lei 20p+11rb, Tsun Wen-din 17p+7rb, Lin Chi-jay 14p+7rb, Chen Chih-chun 10p+5a

Australia 95-90 Japan U-24 NT
Australia squandered a 19-point lead but Shannon Seebohm made two free-throws with 1.7 seconds remaining to secure the win. Japan cut the deficit to three with 6 seconds to go.
AUS - Dowdell 23p+9rb, Ogilvy 16p+10rb
JAP - Yusuke Okada 35p (8-15 3PT)

Qatar 87-78 Kazakhstan Junior NT
Abdulrahman Ali's three-pointer with 2:29 to go iced a victory for Qatar, which won its third straight game but has been inconsistent in all three. Kazakhstan made 15 3-pointers as a team.
QAT - Ali Turki 18p
KAZ - Anton Ponomarev 23p

Korea University All-Stars 96-88 Philippines
KOR - Park Sung Woo 27p+5rb, Cha Chai Yin 23p+7rb
PHI - Ali Peek 27p+7rb

AIA 3-0
Qatar 3-0
Australia 2-1
Taiwan 2-1
Korea 2-1
Kazakhstan 0-3
Japan 0-3
Philippines 0-3