Monday, July 13, 2009

Jones Cup Women - Taiwan, Korea win openers

25 Lin Hui-mei

Taiwan routed Malaysia and Korea escaped 79-74 against Japan in the opening day of the 2009 William Jones Cup tournament women's competition.

Taiwan forward Lin Hui-mei tallied 12 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists to record the first triple-double in Jones Cup women's competition in 31 years.

Led by veteran Jung Sun-min, who had 23 points, 8 boards and 7 assists, Korea shook off Japan in the final quarter with a five-point win. Ryoko Utsumi led Japan with 19 points.

26 Jung Sun-min






(Photos: Jones Cup official website, Liberty Times)