Sunday, September 19, 2010

Taiwan's final roster for FIBA Asia U18 Men's Championship

Taiwan NT's final 12-man roster for the FIBA Asia U18 Men’s Championship, which will be played in Sanaa, Yemen from Sept. 22-Oct. 1, is listed as follows.

Po., Name, DOB, Ht., Wt., School
G Chen Ying-chun 1993.06.09 181 72 Nen-jen High School
G Chien Chao-yi 1993.07.12 180 72 Song-shan High School
G Huang Po-wei 1992.10.04 177 76 Song-shan High School
G Ko Ming-hao 1992.12.27 182 72 Kao-yuan High School
G Yu Chun-an 1992.02.13 189 83 National Taiwan Normal University
G Chien Wei-ju 1992.01.20 188 80 National Taiwan Normal University
G Cheng Tieh 1982.08.22 187 81 National Taiwan University of Art
F Hu Lung-mao 1992.12.22 194 80 Song-shan High School
F Hung Kang-chiao 1992.04.22 191 87 National Taiwan Normal University
F Lee Chia-ching 1982.01.11 195 90 National Taiwan Normal University
C Chen Kuan-chuan 1993.12.30 195 98 Nan-shan High School
C Chen Chao-hao 1992.06.12 200 90 National Kaohsiung Normal University

Head coach: Huang Wan-lung
Assistants: Lou Hsiao-min, Yen Hsing-shu

Taiwan is placed in the same group with defending champion Iran, Sri Lanka and Malaysia. It is scheduled to  meet Iran in the opening game at 2p.m. Sept. 22 Taiwan Time.

Top three teams in each of the four preliminary groups will advance to the 12-team second round, where six teams from Group A and B will be drawn into the same group of six as well as teams from Group C and D. This means that Taiwan will be in the same second round group with teams from Group B, which include Kazakhstan, Korea, Qatar and Lebanon.

In the second round, each team will carry forward the results against the other qualifying teams in their preliminary group and will play against teams qualifying from other preliminary groups. The top four teams from each second round group will qualify for the knockout quarterfinals.

Game schedule released by FIBA Asia: