William Jones Cup: Iran beaten by 3D Global Sports

July 18, 2018 - 17:50

TEHRAN – Iran B lost to Canadian basketball team 3D Global Sports 77-67 at the 2018 William Jones Cup in Taiwan on Wednesday.

It’s the first loss for Farzad Kouhian’s men in the competition.

Iran have already defeated LSU-Atletas from Lithuania 76–48, Japan B 78–61 and Chinese Taipei Blue 87-75 in this event.

Vahid Dalirzahan and Salar Monji led Iran with 15 points and Terry Thomas was top scorer of the Canadian team with 32 points.

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 competition 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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