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Round: 1 (Qualifying Round) - Nov 16, 2010


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Group E
Jordan - North Korea 90-80
Jordan overcame North Korea at the Guangzhou International Sport Arena. In the first game for both teams in Men's Preliminary Round Group E Jordan celebrated 90:80 win. It was an offensive start and both teams scored the majority of their baskets. North Korea started with 26:24 and continued their streak after the win over Hong Kong in the Qualifying Round. Jordan however bounced back with 23-13 in the second period and took the lead at the halftime. Moreover North Korea could score another 13 points in the third period as Jordan held them for 19-13 to take the bigger lead. In the last quarter North Korea celebrated 28-24 win but could not escape the loss. Abdullah Abuqoura (202-C-84) stepped up with 25 points for the winners and Hadrab Mohammad netted 19. Abdeen Mahd posted 15, whilst Ali Zaghab (204-F/C-88) scored 11. Pak Myong Jin erupted with 27 points in the losing effort, whilst Pak Un Chol added 16. Kim Un Chol notched 10 in defeat and Sin Kum Byol scored 9. In Day 2 North Korea will face China and Jordan will play versus South Korea.

China - Mongolia 91-46
China made it look easy as they outscored Mongolia at the start of their Asian Games campaign. Zhou Peng knocked down 16 points and grabbed 6 rebounds to ensure the first win for China in Group E. China stormed into this one outgunning Mongolia 13:2 in the opening five minutes. China posted a 22:8 lead ten minutes into the game. The defending champions quickly boosted their lead to as many as 20 points in the second period. China established a comfortable 48:21 lead at the interval. Mongolia could not threaten the margin in the second half. The difference between the sides was too obvious as China rolled to an easy victory at the end. Wang ZhiZhi and Tang ZhengDong knocked down 11 points apiece for China. Wang ShiPeng and Li Xiaoxu had 8 points each in the win. Ikhbayar Ganbaatar (180-G-83) answered with 8 points for Mongolia. Sedbazar Shinen (191-F-81) accounted for 7 points in the loss. China will take on DPR Korea next. Mongolia will look for the first win in the group when they face Uzbekistan tomorrow.

South Korea - Uzbekistan 103-54
South Korea opened win count in Asian Games in Guangzhou. They coasted past Uzbekistan for the initial win in Group E. Lee Seung-Jun came up with 20 points and 8 rebounds to pace balanced effort from the Koreans. South Korea did not waste too much time and surged ahead straight away. They accumulated a 25:11 lead ten minutes into the encounter. South Korea maintained the margin well enough throughout the next period. Uzbekistan faced a massive 22-point deficit at halftime. Things got just worse for Uzbeks in the third term. The Korean side quickly boosted the margin to 30+ margin and entered the final stanza ahead by 34 points 74:40. South Korea did not slow down in the fourth term and rallied to an impressive first-day rout. Ham Ji-Hoon (198-C/F-84) netted 15 points for the Korean team. Yang Hee-Jong added 13 points in the victory. Samender Juginisov (202-F-87) responded with 27 points and 9 rebounds for Uzbekistan. Evgeniy Shatrov accounted for 8 points in the loss.

Group F
Qatar - India 97-48
Qatar victoriously opened their Asian Games campaign. The last editions vice-champions fired past India in Group F opener. Targuy Ngombo (196-F-89, agency: Court Side) scored 19 points and grabbed 7 rebounds to pace the effort. India entered the group stage after beating Agfhanistan in the preliminaries but they could not repeat the trick with much stronger Qatar. The favorites proved the difference in the opening stanza. Qatar cleared off to a 22:9 lead after ten minutes. Qatar fired hard as they opened a 54:20 lead at the interval. They kept India at bay throughout the third term. The scoreboard read 75:38 as the teams headed into the final quarter of action. India never threaten the deficit and had to digest a sour loss at the end. Baker Ahmad Mohammed knocked down 18 points and accounted for 7 rebounds for Qatar. Saad Abdulrahman Ali netted 16 points for the winners. Hareesh Koroth answered with 24 points. Vishesh Bhriguvanshi (192-G-91) dropped 12 points in the loss.

Iran - Philippines 65-48
Iran opened their Asian games last night in China. In the opener Iran outscored Philippines 65:48 in the defensive style of the Men's Preliminary Round in Group F. Iran started well and clinched the first victory at the Huangpu Gymnasium. It was a good start for Iran that took 17-10 lead after the first 10 minutes of the game. The favorites controlled the half and proved their superiority also in the second frame. After 18-10 the board showed 35:20 at the halftime. Philippines actually scored another 10 points in the third frame as well and again allowed the opponents to go on a bigger advantage. After 12-10 in the period Iran improved to 17-point deficit. In the last quarter both squads nailed 18 points each that brought the total result in the game. Sohrabnejad Hamed poured in 11 points for the winners and Javad Davari (185-G-83, agency: SportsList Inc.) as well as Davoudi Aren added 10 each. Sahakian Oshin ended up with 9 points for the first win of his team. Tiu Chris responded with 14 points in the losing effort and Williams Kelly collected 8 points and 13 rebounds. In day 2 Iran will face Japan that overcame Chinese Taipei 63:57. Philippines will play against Qatar that rolled over India in the opener.

Japan - Taiwan 63-57
Japan overcame Taiwan in the last game of the first day at the Preliminary Round in Group F of Asian Games. Japan celebrated 63:57 win after trailing in the first quarter at the Ying Dong Gymnasium. Taiwan started better and looked dominant in the game. They grabbed 14:7 lead and rightfully deserved the advantage. Japan however responded with 17-9 in the second frame to take the lead at the halftime. Both teams disappeared in the lockers as Japan enjoyed 24:23 advantage. The third quarter was another battle in the court as the teams stayed close to each other. Japan managed to win the frame 18-17 and increased the lead to 2 points after 30 minutes. Moreover the winners added 21-17 in the last quarter for the final success. Takeuchi Joji paced all the winners with 15 points and 13 rebounds. Ryota Sakurai (194-G-83) notched 12, while Kosuke Takeuchi (205-C/F-85) and Tabuse Yuta scored 10 each. Tien Lei and Lin Chih-Chieh delivered 15 points each in the losing effort. Lu Cheng-Ju netted 11, whilst Wu Tai-Hao had 8 points and 13 rebounds. In Day 2 Japan will face Iran that overcame Philippines in the opener. Taiwan meanwhile will play against India that lost to Qatar.

  



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Asian Games Standings
Group G
 1. Iran 3-0 
 2. Japan 2-1 
 3. China 1-2 
 4. Mongolia 0-3 
Group H
 1. S.Korea 3-0 
 2. Philippines 1-2 
 3. Qatar 1-2 
 4. Kazakhstan 1-2 
Group Places 9-16
 1. Kuwait 3-2 
 2. S.Arabia 2-1 
 3. India 2-3 
 4. Hong Kong 1-2 
 5. Jordan 0-2 
 6. Taiwan 0-2 
 7. Maldives 0-3 
 8. Palestine 0-3 
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Mohammad Samad NIKKHAH BAHRAMI
  (199-F-83)
  Avg: 22
 1. Nikkhah Bahr., IRI22.0 
 2. Tungalag, MGL16.6 
 3. Moon, USA16.3 
 4. Kanamaru, JPN15.1 
 5. Battuvshin, MGL15.0 
 6. Albaloushi, KUW14.0 
 7. Kolesnikov, AUS13.9 
 8. Singh, IND13.6 
 9. Singh, IND13.4 
 10. Mousa, QAT13.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Anton PONOMARYOV
  (210-C/F-88)
  Avg: 9.3
 1. Ponomaryov, KAZ9.3 
 2. Kolesnikov, AUS8.1 
 3. Douthit, USA8.0 
 4. Takeuchi, JPN7.9 
 5. Takeuchi, JPN7.9 
 6. Oh, KOR7.6 
 7. Haddadi, IRI7.6 
 8. Yousef, QAT7.3 
 9. Vishesh, IND6.8 
 10. Zhou, CHN6.7 
Assists Per Game
 Bhriguvanshi VISHESH
  (192-G-91)
  Avg: 4
 1. Vishesh, IND4.0 
 2. Nikkhah Bahr., IRI4.0 
 3. Kamrani, IRI4.0 
 4. Hiejima, JPN3.9 
 5. Kim, KOR3.6 
 6. Yang, KOR3.1 
 7. Otgonbaatar, MGL2.8 
 8. Cho, KOR2.6 
 9. Alapag, USA2.6 
 10. Guo, CHN2.6 
Steals Per Game
 Bhriguvanshi VISHESH
  (192-G-91)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Vishesh, IND2.2 
 2. Battuvshin, MGL2.2 
 3. Otgonbaatar, MGL2.1 
 4. Kim, KOR1.9 
 5. AlShammari, KUW1.8 
 6. Yousef, QAT1.8 
 7. Afagh, IRI1.7 
 8. Singh, IND1.6 
 9. Murzagaliyev, KAZ1.6 
 10. Tenorio, PHI1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Qi ZHOU
  (217-C-96)
  Avg: 2.3
 1. Zhou, CHN2.3 
 2. Lee, KOR1.9 
 3. Singh, IND1.8 
 4. Singh, IND1.8 
 5. Douthit, USA1.8 
 6. AlRashidi, KUW1.4 
 7. Haddadi, IRI1.1 
 8. Battuvshin, MGL1.0 
 9. Takeuchi, JPN0.9 
 10. Takeuchi, JPN0.9 
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