South Korea crushes Indonesia, also books Fiba Asia Cup slot | Inquirer Sports

South Korea crushes Indonesia, also books Fiba Asia Cup slot

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 05:57 PM June 17, 2021
South Korea's Lee Hyunjung

South Korea’s Lee Hyunjung. FIBA ASIA CUP

MANILA, Philippines—South Korea booked its ticket to the Fiba Asia Cup after dismantling Indonesia, 104-81, in the  the third window of the qualifiers on Thursday at Angeles University Foundation.

The South Koreans bounced back after suffering an 81-78 heartbreak to host Philippines Wednesday night. The Filipinos have also advanced to the main tournament.


Lee Seounghyun drilled a three-pointer to give the South Koreans a 12-0 lead early in the game and they never looked back.

Ra Guna finished with 23 points and seven rebounds to lead South Korea while Lee Hyunjung missed out on a double-double with 21 points, nine boards, one steal, and two blocks.

Lester Prosper lead the Indonesians with 25 points and 12 rebounds as he and his team fell to a 1-3 card, sitting a third seed in Group A.


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