Iran B down Chinese Taipei White at William Jones Cup

July 20, 2018 - 15:20

TEHRAN – Iran B basketball team brushed aside Chinese Taipei White 102–56 at the 2018 William Jones Cup in Taiwan on Friday.

In the match held at the Xinzhuang Gymnasium in New Taipei City, Mohammad Torabi led the Iranian team with 18 points, while Chen Yu-jui was top scorer of Chinese Taipei White with 13 points.

Iran B, who have defeated LSU-Atletas from Lithuania 76–48, Japan B 78–61, Chinese Taipei Blue 87-75, South Korea 80-69 and lost to 3D Global Sports 77-67 so far, will play Indonesia on Saturday.

Iran B sit second in Team Standing with 11 points, one point behind 3D Global Sports.

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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