William Jones Cup: Iran B beat Indonesia

July 21, 2018 - 13:57

TEHRAN – Iran B basketball team defeated Indonesia 66-62 in penultimate match of the 2018 William Jones Cup.

On Saturday, in the match held at the Xinzhuang Gymnasium in New Taipei City, Vahid Dalirzahan became Iran’s top scorer with 18 points while Kore White led Indonesia with 23 points.

Iran b, who stand sit second after Canadian team 3D Global Sports, have been scheduled to face Ateneo Blue Eagles from the Philippines on Sunday.

Iran B have defeated LSU-Atletas from Lithuania 76–48, Japan B 78–61, Chinese Taipei Blue 87-75, South Korea 80-69, Chinese Taipei White 102–56 and Indonesia 66-62 and lost to 3D Global Sports 77-67 so far.

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.