January 16, 2016
Without Sylvia Fowles, there was nobody on Beijing that could stop Elizabeth Cambage as Shanghai won 81-49. There was nobody to stop Tina Charles inside, but it was still difficult for Xinjiang to defeat Guangdong 82-78 to move into first place on their own as Peng Shiqing and Huang Sijing had a good battle of domestic players.
Shanghai vs. Beijing 81-49 SH Cambage 25/10r Shen 11 BJ Shao 18 Gao 11
Xinjiang vs. Guangdong 82-78 XJ Charles 27/14r Peng 21/6r GD Huang 20/14r Shen 15
Standings: Xinjiang 8-3, Beijing 7-4, Shanghai 5-6, Guangdong 2-9
Maya Moore may have been in the game for Shanxi, but it was Jin Jiabao who was the leading scorer as she helped Shenyang to a 78-77 win. Bayi beat Liaoning 65-47 as the visitors start preparing for the next round.
Shenyang vs. Shanxi 78-77 SY Jin 38 Zhao 16/8r SN Moore 24 Wei 19/6r
Bayi vs. Liaoning 65-47 81 Sun 15/13r Lu 12/7r LN Fu 9 Hu 8/7r
Standings: Shenyang 9-2, Shanxi 6-5, Bayi 5-6, Liaoning 2-9
Chen Xiaojia led Jiangsu to an 80-61 win over Heilongjiang. Cheyenne Parker was unstoppable again for Henan as they beat Shandong 83-74 with Huang Pinzhen chipping in as well.
Jiangsu vs. Heilongjiang 80-61 JS Chen 20 Jin 12/8a HL Yu 16 Liu 12
Henan vs. Shandong 83-74 HA Parker 36/13r Huang 20/6r SD Yang 15/7r Cao 13
Standings: Henan 10-1, Jiangsu 6-5, Shandong 4-7, Heilongjiang 2-9