The second quarter did us in. Syria took a 10 point lead in the second and never relinquished it. They beat us for the second time in this contest, first time it was 69-57. India had three players scoring in double figures in this contest, Palpreet Singh Brar had 26 points, 15 of which came from the charity stripe, Rakesh added 17 with 15 rebounds and Amit Kanarjee scored 16.
Syria had the advantage in the paint, scoring 34 to our 26 inside points. With this loss, India finishes at 10th place in this tournament. Satnam Singh was out with an injury in this tournament. Things ought to get a lot better with him in the lineup.