Iran B earn third successive win in William Jones Cup

July 17, 2018 - 18:52

TEHRAN – Iran B basketball team earned their third successive win at the 2018 William Jones Cup in Taiwan on Tuesday.

Farzad Kouhian’s men defeated 87–75 Chinese Taipei Blue in the competition’s Day 3.

Mohammad Yousof Vand led Iran with 30 points and Liu Cheng was Chinese Taipei Blue’s top scorer with 15 points.

The Iranian team, consisting of youth players, started the competition with a LSU-Atletas from Lithuania 76–48 and then beat Japan B 78–61.

The 2018 William Jones Cup is the 40th staging of William Jones Cup, an international basketball tournament held in Taipei, Taiwan.

The men's tournament is being held from July 14 to 22 with participation of 11 teams.

 The tournament is being played in single round robin format.

The U.S. are the most decorated team with 15 titles and the Philippines and Iran have won five titles each.

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