FIBA World Cup Qualifiers Day 5 Results
Last day of this window of games before breaking until February (June for some regions).
FIBA Asia/Oceania Group B:
Australia 82, Japan 58
Adelaide, AUSTRALIA-- Daniel Kickert score 22 points and 7 rebounds in the win for the Australian team against Japan. Makoto Hiejima scored 17 points for the Japanese in the loss. Japan's 22% shooting from the three-point line was what Australia needed after they were shooting 50% from the free throw line.
Philippines 90, Chinese Taipei 83
Quezon, PHILIPPINES-- Jayson Castro William accumulated 20 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists in the win over Chinese Taipei. Quincy Spenser Davis III came up with 20 points and 9 rebounds in the loss. Andray Maurice Blatche pulled down 14 rebounds. The Philippine defense was stellar with 10 blocks against Chinese Taipei's 1.
Next games for the group will be played February 22nd: Japan (0-2) vs Chinese Taipei (0-2), Australia (2-0) vs Philippines (2-0)