July 29, 2017
The first semifinal went to Australia 81-64 over South Korea. The other game was much more exciting and close throughout as Manami Fujioka fueled Japan past China 74-71.
South Korea vs. Australia 64-81 KOR Sim 14 Kang L-S 14 Lim 12 Kwak 8 Kim S-D 6 Park H-N 6 Park J-S 4 Bae 0 Kim D-B 0 Park H-J DNP Kang A-J DNP Roberson DNP AUS Griffin 16/9r Smith 12/6r Blicavs 10/8r Mansfield 10 Snell 7 Tolo 6/8r Cumming 6 Ebzery 6 Garrick 4 Lavey 2 Hodges 2 Kunek 0
China vs. Japan 71-74 CHN Shao 16 Gao 13/6r Li YR 13 Shi 9 Shen 6/6a Zhao 6 Li M 3 Sun 3 Huang HP 2/7r Huang SJ 0 Lu 0 Chen DNP JPN Fujioka 19/8r/14a Miyazawa 16 Nagaoka 14 Takada 13/7r Osaki 6 Machida 2 Mawuli 2 Kawamura 2 Mizushima 0 Yoshida DNP Kondo DNP Akaho DNP
New Zealand is clearly still gunning for the top of the consolation standings as they got the early lead on North Korea and rolled to an 82-61 win. Taiwan had a similarly easy time dispatching the Philippines 82-61.
New Zealand vs. North Korea 82-61 NZL Harmon 15/9r Purcell 13/14r Agnew 10/8r Cocks 10 Taylor 8/6r Edmondson 7 Bygate 7 Paalvast 7 Ott 3 Stockill 2 Franklin 0 Jillings 0 PRK Ri 19 Kim H-O 17 Ro 11/7r Kim U-J 7 Kim R-J 4/6r Jang 3 Kim M-H 0 Kim H-Y 0 Pak H-J DNP Ko DNP Kong DNP Pak J-A DNP
Philippines vs. Taiwan 53-87 PHI Cabinbin 14/7a Lim 7 Bernardino 6 Sambile 6 Pontejos 6 Resultay 5 Almazan 3/6r Animam 2 Miranda 2 Tongco 2 Dy 0 Castro 0 A ba Burke 16/11r Lin W-T 14/7r/6a Wu 14 Cheng 13/6r Chen 6 Lan 6 Huang P-J 5 Huang H-T 4/10r Huang F-S 4 Lo 3 Wang 2 Lin C-W
Final Day Schedule:
1st Place: North Korea vs. Philippines
3rd Place: New Zealand vs. Taiwan
5th Place: South Korea vs. China
7th Place: Australia vs. Japan
A battle of Central Asia foes highlighted the race for promotion as Zalina Kurazova and Kazakhstan beat Uzbekistan 77-51. Jeena Palanilkumkalay Il Skaria and India got the final push they needed from the home fans to take a fourth quarter lead on Rebecca Akl and Lebanon and win 79-69.
Kazakhstan vs. Uzbekistan 77-51 KAZ Kurazova 24/8r Kondrakova 18/10r Astapenko 8 Yagodkina 7/7r/6a Ivanova 7 Ossipenko 5 Kolesnikova 4 Abikeyeva 2 Begun 2 Kovalevskaya 0 Aldanysheva DNP UZB Sevatyanova 19 Averyanova 13/15r Samatova 10/6r Khusnitdinova 6 Ejova 2 Kashuba 1 Asanova 0 Salavatova 0 Nauruzbaeva 0 Koneva 0
Lebanon vs. India 69-79 LBN Akl 20/6r El Charif 17/14r Moukaddem 16/7r Bakhos 9/6r Gyokchian 4 El Harake 3 Fares 0/6a Mokdad 0 Schoucair 0 Chammas DNP Maalouf DNP IND Palanilkumkalay Il Skaria 20/7r/6a Sidhu 17 Paul Durai 13 Akula 9 Limaye 7 Rajaganapathi 6/6r Varghese 4 Sonkar 3 Pattemane Udayakumar 0 Chaturvedi 0 Prasannan Geetha DNP Kaur DNP
Miliakere Koyamainavure and Fiji got a historic win after edging Sri Lanka 65-64.
Sri Lanka vs. Fiji 64-65 SRI Iddamalgoda 12 Durage 10/9r Don Thalagala 9 Gallage 8/12r Silva 8/12r Beruwalage 7 Paiva 6/7s J. Thewahettige 4/8 K. Thewahettige 0 Ekanayake 0 Arachchilage DNP Karthigesu DNP FIJ Koyamainavure 22/6r Tawake 11/13r Kainamoli 10/10r Wise 9 Dobui 5/6r Raluvenitoga 4 Tora 2/6r Sauta 2 Boseiwaqa DNP Nainima DNP Korovou DNP Whippy DNP
Final Day Schedule:
1st Place: Fiji vs. Singapore
3rd Place: Uzbekistan vs. Lebanon
5th Place: Kazakhstan vs. India