Bichumi was ahead by 3 points after three quarters before a 16-8 charge of S-Birds, which allowed them to win the game. They outrebounded Bichumi 41-29 including 27 on the defensive glass. Bichumi was plagued by 26 personal fouls down the stretch. International forward Youn-Hoa Lee (178-83) stepped up and scored 23 points for the winners and the former international guard Youn-Ah Choi (170-85) chipped in 15 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists. At the losing side international swingman Kimberly Roberson (178-86, college: Indiana) responded with a double-double by scoring 16 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists and international forward Jung-Eun Park (180-77) scored 12 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists. Five S-Birds and four Bichumi players scored in double figures. Top scorers: S-Birds: Y.Lee 23+3reb+3ast, D.Kim 17+8reb+2ast, Y.Choi 15+6reb+8ast, E.Ha 10+5reb+1ast, Y.Kang 10+15reb+3ast, H.Choi 0 Bichumi: K.Kim 18+3reb, K.Roberson 16+10reb+5ast, J.Park 12+8reb+6ast, S.Lee 11+4reb, T.Park 8+2reb+2ast, B.Hong 5
The guests trailed by 4 points after three quarters before their 21-15 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international forward Yeon-Ha Beon (180-80) who helped to win the game recording 28 points and 6 assists. The former international center Sun-Min Jung (185-74) contributed with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 12 rebounds for the winners. Four KB Stars players scored in double figures. Forward Chae-Jin Han (174-84) answered with 21 points and 8 rebounds and international power forward Jung Ja Sin (185-80) added 7 points and 12 rebounds in the effort for Winnus. Top scorers: KB Stars: Y.Beon 28+2reb+6ast, S.Jung 15+12reb+3ast, S.Jung 14+8reb, S.Park 11+1reb+3ast, S.Park 4+1reb+2ast, A.Kang 2+2reb+1ast Winnus: C.Han 21+8reb+2ast, J.Kwak 16+5reb, E.Joo Cho 12+3reb+5ast, J.Kim 8+1reb+1ast, K.Lee 8+1reb+4ast, J.Ja Sin 7+12reb+2ast
Logan Thunder (WNBL) agreed terms with 34-year old USA ex-international center Ruth Riley (196-90kg-79, college: Notre Dame). She supposed to play at Woori Hansae in South Korean WKBL. The last summer Riley played at Chicago in WNBA. In 33 games she had just 2.7ppg, 2 [read more]
Logan Thunder (WNBL) agreed terms with 34-year old USA ex-international center Ruth Riley (196-90kg-79, college: Notre Dame). She supposed to play at Woori Hansae in South Korean WKBL. The last summer Riley played at Chicago in WNBA. In 33 games she had just 2.7ppg, 2.4rpg and 1.0apg. The last () season she played at Liaoning Hengye (WCBA) in Chinese league. In 29 games she recorded 13.6ppg, 11.0rpg (#4 in the league) and 1.5apg. She helped them to make it to the semifinals. Quite impressive season as she was named to Asia-Basket.com All-Chinese WCBA 2nd Team. The previous (2011) summer Riley played at San Antonio Silver Stars in WNBA. In 37 games she recorded 5.5ppg, 3.9rpg and 1.4apg. She contributed to her team making it to the quarterfinals. The last (2011) season Riley played at Athinaikos (A1) in Greek league. In 23 games she recorded 9.5ppg, 5.3rpg, 1.3apg, 1.1spg and 1.0bpg. Quite impressive season as she was voted Eurobasket.com All-Greek League Center of the Year, named to 1st Team and named to All-Imports Team. She also played 10 games in Eurocup where she recorded 8.6ppg, 5.1rpg, 1.0apg and 1.7bpg. Riley represented USA at the Olympic Games in Athens nine years ago. She is quite experienced player. Riley has played also professionally in Latvia (TTT Riga), Poland, Spain (Maquinaria Ensino and Rivas Ecopolis), WNBA (Tulsa Shock) and NWBL (Colorado C.). She attended University of Notre Dame until 2001 and it is her twelfth (!!!) season as a professional player. Riley could be described: Ruth is an intelligent player who has an excellent understanding of the game, both offensively and defensively. She is a big post player who moves extremely well for her size. She has nice post moves and a nice jump shot up to 4-5 mtrs from the basket. She is a solid defender, good rebounder and an especially good shot blocker.
Asia-Basket.com All-Korean WKBL Awards 2012-2013 - Mar 20, 2013
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Player of the Year: Thompson Tina (188-F-75) of Woori Hansae
Guard of the Year: Choi Yoon-Ah (169-G-85) of S-Birds
Forward of the Year: Thompson Tina (188-F-75) of Woori Hansae
Center of the Year: Harris Amber (195-C/F-88) of Bichumi
Defensive Player of the Year: Harris Amber (195-C/F-88) of Bichumi
Import Player of the Year: Thompson Tina (188-F-75) of Woori Hansae
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Woori Hansae wins 2012/2013 WKBL Finals! - Mar 19, 2013
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Bichumi - Woori Hansae 53-66 (0-3)
Woori Hansae wins WKBL Finals. The game was mostly controlled by Woori Hansae. Bichumi managed to win fourth quarter 15-13. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded Bichumi 46-30 including a 30-19 advantage in defensive rebounds [read more]
Woori Hansae wins WKBL Finals. The game was mostly controlled by Woori Hansae. Bichumi managed to win fourth quarter 15-13. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded Bichumi 46-30 including a 30-19 advantage in defensive rebounds. It was a good game for American forward Tina Thompson (188-75, college: USC, agency: Merit Sports) who led her team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 19 points and 14 rebounds. The former international forward Young-Hui Lim (178-80) contributed with 14 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. American power forward Amber Harris (195-88, college: Xavier) answered with 24 points and 8 rebounds and the former international guard Mi Sun Lee (175-79) added 11 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Bichumi. Top scorers: Bichumi: A.Harris 24+8reb+1ast, M.Sun Lee 11+7reb+2ast, J.Park 8+4reb+3ast, A.Go 5+2reb, B.Hong 3+1reb, K.Kim 2+1reb Woori Hansae: T.Thompson 19+14reb, Y.Lim 14+7reb+3ast, H.Bae 11+6reb+1ast, H.Park 7+5reb+3ast, S.Ji 7+6reb+4ast, J.Yang 4+5reb+1ast
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