TEHRAN – Iran B basketball team beat China Taipei’s Republic of China White 91-86 in the 2023 William Jones Cup on Sunday.
Iran’s Ehsan Dalirzahan scored 24 points.
American side University of California-Irvine won the title with eight wins out of eight matches.
Japan U22 came in the last place.
Iran B defeated Qatar 63–69 and the UAE 96-75 but lost to Korean team Anyang KGC 84-72, China Taipei’s Republic of China Blue 80-63, Philippines’ Rain or Shine Elasto Painters 98-90, Japan U-22 73-72, UC Irvine Anteaters 80-48 and China Taipei’s Republic of China White 91-86.
Following a three-year break due to COVID-19 pandemic, the R. William Jones Cup, an international basketball tournament hosted by the Chinese Taipei Basketball Association since 1977, took place at Taipei Heping Basketball Gymnasium in Taipei City from Aug. 5 to 20 for the women and the men.
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