Monday, February 05, 2007

Tien Lei had 37 to snap Yulon's win streak

(ETSN is riding on a 4-game winning streak, photo courtesy of ESPN Taiwan)

Tien Lei had a SBL season-high 37 points and 17 rebounds and led Dacin Tigers to a 83-70 victory over Yulon. Dacin snapped Dinos' league-high 8-game winning streak after ending VL's 7-game win streak on Jan. 28.

Tien shot 5-of-5 from threes and scored 19 points in the first quarter. Led by Tien, who was 9-of-12 from downtown in the game, Dacin raced to a 50-29 halftime score and led by as many as 25. All Yulon could do thereafter was playing catch-up.

Dacin: Tien Lei 37p+17rb, Su Yi-chieh 20p+8a, Chang Chi-feng 15p
Yulon: Tsun Wen-din 23p+7rb, Chou Shih-yuan 20p, Chen Hsin-an 12p+8rb

ETSN 88-87 TB
Wu Jia-long mad one of two free-throws with 3.5 seconds to go as ETSN edged Taiwan Beer 88-87 for its team-record fourth consecutive win. ETSN trailed by six at the half but Yang Yu-min dropped five threes and scored 17 in the third quarter to lead ETSN pull ahead, 68-64, entering the final period.

ETSN won all four games after Delvin Thomas came back from his knee injury.

ETSN: Yang Yu-min 22p, Shin Jin-jan 18p+6rb+4a, Wu Jia-long 15p, Delvin Thomas 11p+7rb, Cheng Jen-wei 12p+8rb
TB: Ho Sho-jen 28p+8rb, Lin Chih-jay 22p+5rb+8a, Wu Chih-yuan 16p+9rb

Videoland 100-86 BOT
Jonathan Sanders had his third 20-20 game this season in leading the Hunters to the win and regained the top position in the standing. BOT's Yua Ying-li had his career-high 31 points in the game but BOt dropped five straight after a 3-2 start.
VL: Jonathan Sanders 27p+21rb+6a, Lee Chi-yi 23p+12rb, Wu Yong-jen 16p, Yang Che-yi 15p
BOT: Yua Ying-li 31p(7-11 3PT), Chen Shun-hsiang 26p