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Japan cruise past DPR Korea into Asian Games semis - Nov 24, 2010

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Japan - DPR Korea 92:75

Japan made it into the semifinal stage at Asian Games in China. They dealt with DPR Korea in the quarterfinal tonight. Takumi Ishizaki (188-G-84) and Hiroyuki Kinoshita (178-G-80) led well-balanced effort from Thomas Wisman team. Japan went on a 12:6 run late in the opening frame to take a 24:16 lead. They stretched the margin to double digits quickly in the second quarter. Japan arrived at halftime leading by as many as 20 points 50:30. Things got even worse for DPR Korea in the second half. Japan maintained the pressure and ensured a comfortable 21-point cushion before the fourth quarter. DPR Korea got within 20-point range in the fourth period but never seriously threaten the deficit. Tomoo Amino (196-F-80) finished with 11 points for Japan. Kosuke Takeuchi (205-C/F-85) chipped in 10 points and collected 9 rebounds for the winning side. Byol Sin Kum (191-F-87) responded with 22 points and 6 boards for DPR Korea. Jin Pak Myong (191-F-82) and Kwang Kye (180-G-84) delivered 12 points each in the loss. Japan will now take on South Korea in the semifinal tomorrow.

Japan: Takumi Ishizaki 16, Hiroyuki Kinoshita 16, Tomoo Amino 11
DPR Korea: Byol Sin Kum 22, Jin Pak Myong 12, Kwang Kye 12

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