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Australia and Japan to clash for title in Taipei - Aug 26, 2017


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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 points each for the home side.

Japan - Russia 84-63
Japan held off Russia to advance into the title clash in Taipei. Saki Hayashi (171-G-95) produced 22 points to lead the winners. Japan accumulated a 44:27 halftime lead. They sank 40 points in the second half to march to the victory. Tsumura Yuriko (172-G-95) had 12 points in the win. Julia Gladkova (185-F-94) topscored for Russia with 19 points and 10 rebounds.
5-8 Place
Sweden - Czech Republic 85-76
Sweden rallied past Czech Republic today. Nathalie Fontaine (188-G-93, college: Ball St.) delivered 31 points and 9 rebounds to lead the winners. Sweden piled up a 48:29 halftime lead. They stretched the lead at 24-point mark at the final break and never looked back en route to the win. Paulina Hersler (190-F-94) netted 13 points for the winners. Pamela-Therese Effangova (178-SF-93) replied with 16 points for Czech Republic.

Canada - USA 75-80
USA edged their North American rivals Canada in the classification round in Taipei. Ieshia Small (183-G-94) notched 25 points and 8 rebounds in the win. USA grabbed a 46:41 halftime lead. Canada pulled ahead in the third term. They eked out a 58:57 advantage heading into the fourth quarter. But USA sank 23 points in the final period and snatched a tough win at the end. Kaila Charles (186-G) delivered 20 points for the winners. Paige Crozon (185-G-94, college: Utah) replied with 15 points for Canada.

9-12 Place
Hungary - Argentina 68-54
Hungary held off Argentina in the classification round clash. Palma Kaposi (185-F-96) delivered 21 points and 11 rebounds for the winning side. Hungary recorded a 30:18 halftime lead. They controlled the tempo in the second half and rallied to the victory. Fanni Szabo (185-G/F-94, college: Dartmouth, agency: LBM Management) netted 13 points, issued 8 assists and grabbed 5 rebounds in the win. Julieta Ale (176-G-95) answered with 12 points and 8 boards for Argentina.

Portugal - Lithuania 59-54
Portugal overcame Lithuania in Taipei. Josephine Filipe (177-G/F-95) provided 19 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Lithuania eked out a 15:11 lead after ten minutes. However Portugal used a 25:12 run in the second quarter to take a 36:27 halftime lead. Portugal followed with a 16:12 rally in the final stanza to seal the win. Maianca Umabano (180-F-97) delivered 16 points in the victory. Dalia Belickaite (177-SG-96) answered with 16 points for Lithuania.   




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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]

Lauren
Scherf
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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