Sunday, December 23, 2007

Sanders' triple-double helps dmedia rout TB

Jon Sanders (Source: ESPN Taiwan)

Jonathan Sanders had 17 points, 16 rebounds and SBL-record 17 assists to set the second triple-double record in the SBL Sunday and led dmedia to a 94-81 win over the defending champ Taiwan Beer. Dmedia Numen has become the early season surprise, currently ranking second in the league with 5 wins and one loss.

Dacin point guard Wang Chih-chun was the first triple-double player in the SBL, tallying 19 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists on Nov. 19, 2005. Sanders also shattered Wang's single-game assist record (13) with 17 assists.

Dec. 23

-- dmedia 94-81 TB
Taking advantage of the absence of TB big men Wu Dai-hao and Ha Hsiao-yuan, dmedia rallied in the second period with a 22-0 run and limited TB to nine points in the poeriod to break the game open.

dmedia: Ouyang Jin-hen 22p, J. Sanders 17p+16rb+17a, Cheng Jen-wei 20p
TB: Yang Chin-ming 30p(11-18 FG)+6rb+4s, Lin Chih-jay 15p+10rb, Ho Sho-jen 16p

-- PY 83-60 BOT
BOT tied SBL's longest losing streak record by dropping its 25th straight game. YMY (currently Pure Youth) set the single-season losing streak in 2005, dropping 25 consecutive games.

PY: Tsai Wen-cheng 16p+10rb, Zuo Tsun-kai 14p, Chien Jia-hong 11p+8rb, James Mao 12p+6rb
BOT: Hsu Chi-chan 19p+9rb+3blk

-- Yulon 82-76 TM

Yulon: Lu Cheng-ju 23p(7-13 3PT)+7rb, Chen Hsin-an 19p+10rb, Yang Che-yi 15p
TM: Deng An-cheng 21p+8rb, Wu Yong-jen 17p+9a, Hong Chi-chao 12p

Dec. 22

-- Dmedia 71-59 TM
Dmedia limited Taiwan Mobile to 8 points in the first period and seven points in the third.

Dmedia: Ouyang Jin-hen 24+7rb, J. Sanders 9p+16rb, Lin Kwan-lun 9p+5rb+5a
TM: Deng An-cheng 12p, Wu Yong-jen 12p, Hong Chi-chao 10p

-- TB 87-85 PY
Yang Chin-ming scored on a coast-to-coast layup with 3.6 seconds to go as Taiwan Beer overcame a 10-point deficit in the last six minutes for the win.

TB: Lin Chih-jay 25p, Ho Sho-jen 23p+7rb+5a, Yang Chin-min 17p
PY: Wu Jian-long 22p+10rb, Tsai Wen-cheng 13p+10rb, Zuo Tsun-kai 19p, Chien Jia-hong DNP, James Mao DNP

-- Yulon 69-61 Dacin
Yulon: Tsun Wen-din 23p(10-15 FG)+12rb, Chen Chih-chung 12p
Dacin: Chang Chi-feng 19p, Tien Lei 10p+6rb