Jones Cup 2018:
Ateneo shackles Japan, arrests skid
July 18, 2018 – Xinzhuang Gymnasium
By Rock Punzalan
Jones Cup 2018 News: Ateneo Blue Eagles shackled Japan, 80-76, to stay in contention in the 40th William Jones Cup 2018 this Wednesday at the Xinzhuang Gymnasium in Taipei. Angelo Kouame made-up for his lackluster showing against Canada the other day to lead Ateneo with doubel-double 15 points and 15 rebounds. Thirdy Ravena also made his presence felt with 14 buckets and 9 boards.
➤ The Blue Eagles evened their win-loss slate to 2-2.
➤ Takuma Sato paced Japan with 12 buckets, while Koyo Takahashi added 11 points.
➤ Adrian Wong had an altercation with Sato in the final frame, with the latter getting whistled for a flagrant foul after hitting Wong on the head.
➤ ADMU will next battle Indonesia this Thursday at 1PM.
Quarters: 21-13, 37-31, 60-55, 80-74.
July 18, 2018 - Xinzhuang Gymnasium, Taipei
Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team
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