Day 1: Jones Cup 2015 Results and Scores (August 29)

Teams from Iran, New Zealand, Russia and Chinese Taipei defeated their respective opponents and secured their first win in 2015 William Jones Cup.

Most eyes were on Team Iran as a perennial contender, who defeats the defending champion South Korea, 77-46, in day 1 of the competition.

The fans were not also disappointed as the host country, Chinese Taipei started strong by beating Japan, 84-82 in overtime.

William Jones Cup 2015 Day 1 Results and Scores - August 29

Game 1: Iran 77, South Korea 46
Match No. 1
1st Q
2nd Q
3rd Q
4th Q
FINAL
South Korea
14
8
16
8
46
Iran
12
24
21
20
77
  • South Korea held a two-point lead after first quarter, but Iran outscored them by 33 points the rest of the way.
  • Mohammad Jamshidi totaled 13 points and guard Mahdi Kamrani added 10.
  • Center Hamed Haddadi contributed seven points, one rebound and one block.
  • Sungmin Cho managed to score 15 points in the loss for South Korea.
  • Full stats.

Game 2: New Zealand 102, Chinese Taipei-B 85
Match No. 2
1st Q
2nd Q
3rd Q
4th Q
FINAL
Chinese Taipei-B
21
17
21
26
85
New Zealand
21
26
25
30
102
  • Richie Edwards, Bryan Davis, Ray Turner and Eric Devendorf combined for 96 points.
  • Edwards led the New Zealand-Wellington Saints with 28 points and eight rebounds.
  • Yi-Hsiang Chou had 22 points,three rebounds and four assists for Team B of Chinese Taipei.
  • Full stats


Game 3: Russia 84, USA 65
Match No. 3
1st Q
2nd Q
3rd Q
4th Q
FINAL
USA-Select
22
4
24
15
65
Russia
20
18
33
13
84
  • Andrey Ivanov scored 16 points and seven players added at least seven points for Russia Sahalin Professional Basketball Club.
  • Cory Bradford led all scorers with 20 points and Marquin Chandler added 14 points, while Calvin Warner chipped in 12 for Overtake USA Pro Select.
  • Full stats

Game 4: Chinese Taipei-A 84, Japan 82
Match No. 4
1st Q
2nd Q
3rd Q
4th Q
OT
FINAL
Chinese Taipei-A
22
16
19
15
12
84
Japan
21
20
13
18
10
82
  • Chih-Chieh Lin led the way for Chinese Taipei-A with 18 points, naturalized player Quincy Davis added 10 points and 13 rebounds.
  • Japan had five players scored in double figures led by Joji Takeuchi with 17 points, Takatoshi Furukawa 16, Yuki Mitsuhara and Makoto Hiejima 12 each and Ryumo Ono with 10.
  • Full stats

[Image Credit / Source: Sporting Pulse]

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