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Australia, Russia, Japan and Taiwan enter semifinals in Taipei - Aug 25, 2017


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Quarterfinals
Russia - Czech Republic 69-54
Julia Gladkova (185-F-94) tallied 20 points and 10 rebounds to pace Russia past Czech Republic in the quarterfinal clash. Russia established a 38:28 halftime lead. They held Czech Republic to just 26 points in the second half to race to the victory. Ksenia Kuzmina (198-C-95, agency: LBM Management) had 11 points and 8 boards in the win. Kamila Hoskova (175-G-95) banked in 16 points for Czech Republic.

Japan - Sweden 90-51
Japan cruised past Sweden to stay in the title race at the tournament. Fujimoto Aki (179-F-98) recorded 16 points to lead the charge. Japan accumulated a 50:20 halftime lead. They went on a 27:17 run in the final frame to secure the victory. Taniguchi Nichika (171-PG-96) and Saki Hayashi (171-G-95) netted 13 points each for Japan. Nathalie Fontaine (188-G-93, college: Ball St.) notched 13 points and 10 rebounds for Sweden.

Taiwan - Canada 76-67
Taiwan held off Canada to reach the semifinal stage. Lo Pin (170-G-96) posted 16 points in the victory. Taiwan accumulated a 35:29 halftime lead. They boosted the margin at 10-point mark at the final intermission and rallied to the victory. Yu-Ting Lin (183-F-94) and Chen Yen-Yu (169-G/F-94) had 11 points apiece in the winning effort. Paige Crozon (185-G-94, college: Utah), Alexandria Kiss-Rusk (193-C-93, college: Virginia Tech) and Alison Keough (185-F-95) had 10 points each for Canada.

USA - Australia 69-76
Australia shocked USA to advance into the semifinal stage in Taiwan. Kristy Wallace (180-G-96) provided 22 points to lead the winners. Australia eked out a 36:33 halftime lead. They went on a 20:12 run in the third term to boost the gap at 11-point mark. USA unloaded 24 points in the fourth quarter but could not avoid the loss. Alex Wilson (174-G-94) delivered 17 points in the victory. Victoria Jankoska (173-G-94, college: Michigan St.) replied with 17 points for USA.

  




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Australia capture Gold medals in Taipei - 24 days ago
FINAL Australia - Japan 85-78 Australia celebrated Gold in Taipei. The Emerging Opals outgunned Japan in the title clash tonight. Darcy Garbin (187-F-94) stepped up with 30 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists for the champions. Australia jumped to a 43:33 halftime lead. The Emerging Opals unleashed 30 points in the third term to clear off for good. Lauren Scherf (196-C/F-96) chipped in 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in the victory. Saki Hayashi (171-G-95) responded with 16 points for Ja...   [read more]

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Australia and Japan to clash for title in Taipei - 26 days ago
SEMIFINALS Taiwan - Australia 74-79 Australia upset hosting Taiwan to reach the title game at the World University Games. Lauren Scherf (196-C/F-96) notched 21 points and 17 boards to lead the Emerging Opals. Taiwan accumulated a 38:34 halftime advantage. Australia however unloaded 45 points in the second half and snatched a tough victory at the end. Abigail Wehrung (177-G-95) tossed in 19 points for the winning side. Huang Hsiang-Ting (180-F-93) and Cheng I-Hsiu (178-G-93) produced 13 p...   [read more]


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World University Games Final Standings
 1. Australia
 2. Japan
 3. Taiwan
 4. Russia
 5. USA
 6. Sweden
 7. Canada
 8. Czech Rep.
 9. Portugal
 10. Hungary
 11. Argentina
 12. Lithuania
 13. Poland
 14. Chile
 15. S.Korea
 16. Uganda
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Julia GLADKOVA
  (185-F-94)
  Avg: 22
 1. Gladkova, RUS22.0 
 2. Fontaine, SWE18.8 
 3. Kaposi, HUN17.8 
 4. Garbin, AUS16.8 
 5. Filipe, POR16.3 
 6. Ekone, UGA16.3 
 7. Charles, USA15.3 
 8. Scherf, AUS15.2 
 9. Crozon, CAN14.2 
 10. Pobozy, POL14.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Sarah AGENO
  (176-F-96)
  Avg: 13.7
 1. Ageno, UGA13.7 
 2. Barnai, HUN13.7 
 3. Kaposi, HUN12.3 
 4. Garbin, AUS11.8 
 5. Scherf, AUS11.3 
 6. Gladkova, RUS11.0 
 7. Szajtauer, POL8.8 
 8. Leiva, ARG8.7 
 9. Fontaine, SWE8.5 
 10. Fogg, CAN7.2 
Assists Per Game
 Yasuma SHIORI
  (160-PG-94)
  Avg: 8.8
 1. Shiori, JPN8.8 
 2. Lin, TAI6.3 
 3. Szabo, HUN5.8 
 4. Kang, KOR5.2 
 5. Fujioka, JPN4.8 
 6. Nystrom, SWE4.3 
 7. Woo, KOR3.8 
 8. Knyzaite, LTU3.8 
 9. Vasquez, CHI3.7 
 10. Naczk, POL3.6 
Steals Per Game
 Agustina LEIVA
  (180-C-96)
  Avg: 3
 1. Leiva, ARG3.0 
 2. Imanishimwe, UGA2.8 
 3. Ageno, UGA2.8 
 4. Shiori, JPN2.7 
 5. Belickaite, LTU2.6 
 6. Watson, USA2.5 
 7. Confroy, USA2.3 
 8. Pag, ARG2.3 
 9. Jankoska, USA2.3 
 10. Nansikombi, UGA2.3 
Blocks Per Game
 Magdalena SZAJTAUER
  (190-F/C-95)
  Avg: 2
 1. Szajtauer, POL2.0 
 2. Scherf, AUS1.8 
 3. Barnai, HUN1.7 
 4. Charles, USA1.5 
 5. Salvo, CHI1.0 
 6. Garcia Leon, ARG1.0 
 7. Vyoralova, CZE0.8 
 8. Jones, USA0.8 
 9. Nakada, JPN0.8 
 10. Fogg, CAN0.8 
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