Iran defeat S. Korea at William Jones Cup

July 20, 2018 - 2:48

TEHRAN – Iran B basketball team defeated South Korea 80-69 in Day 6 of the 2018 William Jones Cup in Taiwan on Thursday.

Vahid Dalirzahan was Iran’s top scorer with 23 points and Ricardo Ratliffe led South Korea with 30 points.

Iran B, who have defeated LSU-Atletas from Lithuania 76–48, Japan B 78–61 and Chinese Taipei Blue 87-75 and lost to 3D Global Sports 77-67 so far, will face Chinese Taipei White on Friday.

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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