Sunday, March 01, 2009

2009 UBA final round results

90x0 The UBA entered the single-elimination final round which the men's and women's title will be determined among eight men's teams and eight women's teams in three days.

Fo Guang University shocked TPEC, last season's runner-up, while the defending champion Chinese Culture University routed Shih Hsin University 133-46. Both teams advanced to the final four.

March 1 Women's results:
Fo Guang Univ. (FGU) 89-83 Taipei Physical Education College (TPEC)
Chinese Culture Univ. (CCU) 133-46 Shih Hsin Univ.
National Taiwan Normal Univ. (NTNU) 77-32 National Taiwan Sports Univ. - Taoyuan Campus (NTSU-Taoyuan)
National Taipei University of Education (NTUE) 86-69 National Taiwan Sports Univ. - Taichung Campus (NTSU-Taichung)

Women's final four matchup:

Four men's games will be played in two days. Hsing Wu College upset 4th seed National Taiwan University of Art (NTUA) 93-82 Sunday night and advanced to the final four. National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) beat National Kaohsiung Normal University (NKNU) 101-46.

Two final four seeds will be decided tomorrow, when Fu Jen University meets NTSU-Taoyuan and CCU meets TPEC.

Men's final four seeds will be:
Hsing Wu College
Winner of FJU/NTSU-Taoyuan
Winner of CCU/TPEC

If you are familiar with Taiwanese basketball, you should have no trouble knowing that most SBL players are still in college. Therefore, they have to play for their schools too. Players such as Wu Tai-hao and Su Yi-chieh played in UBA games too.