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Australia capture Gold medals in Taipei - Aug 28, 2017


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Darcy Garbin
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 Japan.
3-4 Place
Taiwan - Russia 81-66
Taiwan stepped onto the pedestal at the World University Games. The hosts raced past Russia to claim Bronze medals. Chen Yen-Yu (169-G/F-94) posted 34 points to lead the winning side. Russia grabbed a 35:33 halftime lead. However Taiwan unleashed 48 points in the second half to breeze to the win. Cheng I-Hsiu (178-G-93) had 16 points in the victory. Julia Gladkova (185-F-94) tallied 28 points and 14 rebounds for Russia.

5-6 Place
USA - Sweden 86-65
USA topped Sweden to earn the fifth overall position in Taipei. Brianna Fraser (190-F) posted 18 points to lead the winning side. USA accumulated a 44:29 halftime lead. They kept Sweden at bay throughout the second half and raced to the win. Blair Watson (183-G) had 15 points in the victory. Ellen Nystrom (185-G-93, college: Colorado St.) banked in 21 points for Sweden.

7-8 Place
Canada - Czech Republic 84-68
Canada rallied past Czech Republic to secure the seventh position. Paige Crozon (185-G-94, college: Utah) tossed in 20 points, grabbed 8 rebounds and distributed 4 assists for the North American side. Canada posted a 36:30 halftime lead. They added 48 points in the second half and marched to the win. Mariah Nunes (178-G-93, college: Ryerson) had 16 points in the victory. Anna Hruskova (178-SF-95) had 18 points for Czech Republic.

9-10 Place
Hungary - Portugal 54-61
Portugal knocked down Hungary to wrap up their campaign on a winning note. Josephine Filipe (177-G/F-95) registered 12 points to pace the charge. Hungary accumulated a 32:28 halftime lead. Portugal though limited their opponents to just 22 points in the second half and snatched the win. Maianca Umabano (180-F-97) and Joana Soeiro (170-G-95) chipped in 11 points each for Portugal. Judit Barnai (189-F/C-94) tallied 17 points and 15 rebounds for Hungary.
11-12 Place
Argentina - Lithuania 89-74
Argentina held off Lithuania to clinch the 11th position at the tournament. Agustina Leiva (180-C-96) posted 24 points, 8 rebounds and 7 steals in the win. Lithuania enjoyed a 47:41 halftime lead. But Argentina went on a 48:27 run in the second half to secure the winning outcome. Luciana Delabarba had 20 points for the Latin American side. Greta Tamasauskaite (170-PG-91, agency: BeoBasket) replied with 19 points and 7 rebounds for Lithuania.

13-14 Place
Poland - Chile 66-52
Poland finished 13th at the tournament following a comfortable win over Chile in the final day. Beata Jaworska (188-PF-94) netted 14 points to lead the charge. Poland jumped to a 22:9 lead after ten minutes. Chile narrowed the gap in the next two quarters. But Poland used a 16:11 run in the fourth frame to seal the win. Zuzanna Sklepowicz (172-PG-96) had 8 points and 7 assists in the victory. Francisca Salvatierra (173-G-94) replied with 12 points for Chile.

15-16 Place
South Korea - Uganda 90-88
South Korea nipped Uganda to clinch the 15th overall position. Jeeeun Jang (165-PG-95) posted 35 points to lead the Korean side. South Korea and Uganda were tied at 37 heading into the second half. The Asian team sank 53 points in the second half to snatch the win. Park Chanyang (180-C-93) tossed in 16 points and collected 15 rebounds in the victory. Brenda Ekone (152-G-96) netted 23 points and grabbed 8 rebounds for Uganda.
  




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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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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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