December 23, 2020
The top four seeds got a bye in the first round, which was played on Wednesday. Shanghai, which missed out on a bye by tiebreaker, was led by Liang Liwen in a 107-48 win over Wang Qiuyi and Fujian. The next seed Shanxi needed a big game from Wu Tongtong to dominate the second half and avoid an upset at the hands of Zhang Ru and Henan. Tang Yu helped Beijing past Wang Yingzhu and Shandong 84-71. There ended up being no seeding upsets, even in the 8-9 game as Wang Jiaqi had a triple-double in Zhejiang’s 75-49 win over Guangdong.
Shanghai vs. Fujian 107-48 SH Liang 20/6r Han 16/8r Peng 14/7r/11a Huang 14/6r Pan 11 Zhang 10 FJ Wang 25 Lai 19 Shi 14
Shanxi vs. Henan 92-69 SX Wu 32/9a Xing 15 Fu 14 Liu 12/9r Zhao 10/8a HA Zhang R 33 Zhang LG 15/6r
Beijing vs. Shandong 84-71 BJ Tang 23 Shi 13 Wang 12/7r Qi 11 Zheng 11 SD Wang 21/7r Cao 16 Qiao 14 Yang 12/9r
Zhejiang vs. Guangdong 75-49 ZJ Wan 17 Dong 14 Wang 12/10r/10a Dan 12 GD Dilana 18 Shen 11