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    China earns 2nd straight victory at Women's Basketball Asian Cup

    Updated: 07 25 , 2017 14:59
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    BEBGALURU, India, July 24 -- China defeated Chinese Tapei 102-63, snatching its second straight win at the Women's Basketball Asian Cup here on Monday.

    Shen Yi helped China have a good start, making China lead 28-8 in the first quarter.

    Compared with team China, Chinese Tapei lags behind in heights and strengths. At the half break, China enlarged its advantage to 33 points.

    Chinese Tapei had a 15-2 run in the beginning of the third quarter, but Huang Sijing scored seven to terminate the suspense of the game.

    Huang contributed 25 points and 5 rebounds for China, while Li Yueru got 19 points and 7 rebounds.

    China will face the Democratic People's Republic of Korea on Tuesday, before entering the knockout stage.

    In the other three games on Monday, DPRK lost to New Zealand 71-50, Japan edged South Korea 70-56, Australia beat the Philippines 107-65.

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