Jones Cup 2018:
South Korea slashes Ateneo, 90-73
July 16, 2018 – Xinzhuang Gymnasium
Jones Cup 2018 News: South Korea slashed Ateneo, 90-73, and derailed the UAAP champions with a lone loss in the 40th William Jones Cup 2018 this Monday at the Xinzhuang Gymnasium in Taipei. Ricardo Ratcliffe and Heo Ilyoung led the Koreans with 15 points apiece.
➤ Ateneo wounded-up with 1-1 record in Taipei.
➤ Thirdy Ravena led the losing Pinoys with 14 buckets, 5 steals, 4 assists and 4 boards, while Matt Nieto managed with 12 markers. Reinforcement Angelo Kouame also dropped 10 points and 16 caroms for the Philippine representatives to the Jones Cup.
➤ Ratcliffe sat-out the entire second half even after scoring 15 points for Korea at the half.
➤ Korea bullied the Filipinos from the rainbow stripe with 10 of 18 three-point bombs made, while ADMU missed 22 of 27 treys.
➤ The Blue Eagles will next face the national team of Canada on Tuesday.