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FIBA World Cup Qualifiers: India vs Lebanon, Live Score & Updates

India lose to Lebanon 107-72
Updated: 24 November 2017 02:06 IST - Published: 24 November 2017 00:37 IST
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India was completely outplayed in this game. They have a chance to bounce back and register a win against Syria on Sunday in Bengaluru. 
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Palpreet knocks down a three-pointer, what looks to be the game's last basket, to cut the lead to 35
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Both teams traded buckets but the huge Lebanon lead still way up at 41 with 2:20 remaining in the game. 
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Lebanon reaches the 100-point mark with four minutes still to play in the game. 
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Palpreet gets on to go but right now India needs more than just one basket to reduce the deficit to a respectable number.

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Lebanon has emptied their bench but the offense keeps firing. Lead up to 40 now (94-54)
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Defeat is most likely on the cards. Can India cut the score to a respectable number? They have eight minutes to do so. 
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Lebanon kept their offense going, including a late three to wrap the third quarter. 
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India came out competitive to begin the quarter but looks like that energy fizzled away. 
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The onslaught continues. Lebanon now lead 79-49. 
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Offensive foul called on Satnam. Lead up to 30 now! India trails 45-75. 
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After showing signs of life early on, India calls a timeout to stop Lebanon's 13-3 run.
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Satnam Singh isn't giving up. Makes the basket off of the offensive rebound. He misses the free throw. Score now 70-43.
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He only makes one of three, however, and the lead stays at 23.
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Arvind gets fouled on the three-point attempt. With three free throws, India has a chance to cut the lead back to 22.
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India showing signs of life. Can they bring the lead below 20 and start cutting into that lead? Score now is 62-40 in Lebanon's favor. 
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India has cut the lead to 22. Score 60-38
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India makes that possession a four-point trip by capitalizing Jagdeep's missed free-throw.
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India have begun the third quarter really determined and motivated. Jagdeep gets fouled on a shot, now has a chance to make it a three-point play. 
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Early fireworks from both teams. Lead still 26. Score now 60-34 
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India begin the second half on a great note with Satnam Singh scoring a quick bucket on a driving layup
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The second half is set to tip-off in a few minutes. 
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Can the Indians make up the 28-point deficit in the remaining 20 minutes of the game? Only time will tell. 
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They'll have to do it by reducing their turnovers and getting stops on the defensive end. 
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India has a huge task ahead of them. Can they make the comeback?