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Women’s Basketball Asan Woori Bank Lost in the Final of the Park Shin-ja Cup

Women’s Basketball: Woori Bank loses split in Park Shin-ja Cup ‘Korea-Japan match’… Finished in 2nd place

A rematch in the final against Toyota Antelopes, who defeated them in the group stage… 65-72 loss

Women’s Basketball Asan Woori Bank lost in the final of the Park Shin-ja Cup International Tournament and finished in second place.

Woori Bank bowed to Japan’s Toyota Antelopes 65-72 in the finals of the tournament held at Cheongju Gymnasium in North Chungcheong Province on the 3rd.

The Park Shin-ja Cup, which was founded in 2015 after Park Shin-ja, who is called the ‘legend of Korean women’s basketball,’ was held as a competition focused on discovering promising off-season players until last year, but this year it was reorganized into an international competition format where even leading players can appear. done. 바카라사이트

Overseas clubs also joined in, and the prize money increased from 10 million won to 30 million won.

Woori Bank advanced to the semifinals as first place in Group A (3 wins, 1 loss) and defeated the powerful Eneos Sunflowers, who have won the Japanese W-League for 11 consecutive years, and won the Park Shin-ja Cup following last year’s Summer League, which gave opportunities to promising players. advanced to the finals.

Toyota, which finished second in the Japanese W-League championship game last season, had 3 wins and 1 loss in Group A and was tied with Woori Bank, but fell behind in the head-to-head record and entered the semifinals in second place.

Toyota, which defeated Cheongju KB 70-68 in the semifinals the previous day, went on to seek revenge against Woori Bank in the finals.

Woori Bank defeated Toyota 93-90 after the second overtime on the 26th, the first day of the tournament.

On this day, Woori Bank allowed the opponent to score consecutively from the start of the first quarter, and countered with three points from Kim Dan-bi.

However, they lost consecutive goals to Shiori Yasuma, who ranked first in assists in the group (average 10.25), and fell to 3-13, and ended the first quarter trailing 17-25.

When Toyota opened with three points from the start of the second quarter, Woori Bank responded immediately with Choi Lee-sam’s three points, and Park Ji-hyun and Kim Dan-bi tied up three points in a row to go up by two points.

However, they allowed outside shots to Yasuma and Aika Hirashita in succession and ended the first half trailing 36-49.

Woori Bank continued its frustrating trend to the extent that Yoo Seung-hee, who transferred from Incheon Shinhan Bank, scored the team’s first point of the quarter with a shot from the bottom of the goal with 6 minutes and 34 seconds left in the third quarter.

Toyota scored 3 points here and there and gained momentum by running away with an 18-point lead with about 5 minutes left in the third quarter.

With both teams scoring a low 11 points in the third quarter, Woori Bank entered the final quarter trailing 47-60.

Toyota took the lead with Juna Umezawa and widened the gap to 66-50 with about 5 minutes left in the game, solidifying their victory.

Woori Bank backed off with Kim Dan-bi’s consecutive scores, Park Ji-hyun’s two free throws, and Na Yun-jeong’s three points, and trailed by nine points with 2 minutes and 32 seconds left in the game.

At the end of the game, Choi I-sam and Kim Dan-bi scored 3 points in a row, but it was not enough to turn the game around.

For Toyota, Yasuma had 20 points and Umezawa had 20 points and 8 rebounds.

Woori Bank’s main gun Kim Dan-bi, who won MVP honors in the regular league and championship game last season, scored 22 points, the most for both teams, and ‘Ssangpo’ Ji-hyun Park contributed with 15 points and 8 rebounds.

◇ 2023 Park Shin-ja Cup International Basketball Tournament Records

▲ Finals

Toyota 72 (25-17 24-19 11-11 12-18) 65 Woori Bank




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