Saturday, October 02, 2010

2010 Asian university basketball tournament to tip off Sunday



Seven teams from as many countries will participate in the 2010 Asian University Men's Basketball Championship from Oct. 3-8 in the northern county of Taoyuan, the Chinese Taipei University Sports Federation (CTUSF) said.

Myongji University of South Korea, Tianjin Polytechnic University of China, Universite Saint-Esprit De Kaslik of Lebanon and university All-Star teams from Hong Kong, Mongolia, Thailand and host Taiwan will participate in the biennial invitational tourney, according to the CTUSF.

The single round-robin tournament will be held in Kainan University, which is located in Luzhu Township, Taoyuan County.

The competition was launched in 2006, with Myongji University winning the inaugural title. An Iranian university All-Star team took home the championship in 2008.

2010 AUB official website (Mandarin)