Athletes in Action, representing USA, beat home team Taiwan NT Sunday night in the 2006 Jones Cup tournament title game, 79-69.
Led by well-known former NCAA coach Mike Jarvis, AIA dominated the paint and successfully limited Taiwan's outside shot. The home team only made 6 of 26 three-point attempts (23%).
Tsun Wen-din led Taiwan with 16 points and 7 boards but also committed 7 turnovers. Lee Hsueh-lin had 13 points while Chen Hsin-an had 10.
In the bronze medal game, Qatar also used its height advantage to beat Korea University Select Team 87-74. The Koreans made an astonishing 20-for-40 from 3-point territory but was outrebounded 21-41.
Kazakhstan beat Philippines 98-86 to win the fifth-place. Isakov Evgeni and Arwind Santos were both ejected for confrontation when fighting for rebounding position.
Japan grabbed its first win in the last game, beating Australia U-19 NT, 89-84, thanks to tournament leading scorer Yusuke Okada's 26 points. Chris Goulding led the Aussie with 24 points.
1. Athletes in Action
2. Taiwan NT
3. Qatar NT
4. Korea University Select Team
5. Kazakhstan NT
6. Philippines PBA Select Team
7. Japan U-24 NT
8. Australia U-19 NT