Day Two of the FIBA 3×3 World Cup continues at the Philippine Arena on a rainy Saturday.
Game 20 (Men’s Pool C): Mongolia (11) upsets host Philippines (19)
The nightcap of Day 2 resulted to a shocker of a victory by Mongolia over host Philippines, 21-17.
Tsenguunbayar Gotov topscored for Mongolia with seven points, while Davaasambuu and Tserenbaatar Enkhtaivan chipped in six markers apiece. Mongolia closes Day 2 with a 1-1 win-loss card.
Stanley Pringle scored six points for the Philippines, who dropped to 1-1 after a rousing victory over Brazil.
Game 19 (Men’s Pool C): Canada (14) stuns Russia (3)
Canada made it 2-0 in Day 2 with a 20-17 victory over Russia.
Canada’s Steve Sir was once again on fire, leading all scorers with 12 points. Michael Lieffers added five markers.
Russia was led by Ilya Alexandrov and Dmitry Korshakov who both scored six points. Russia ends Day 2 with a 1-1 win-loss card.
Game 18 (Women’s Pool A): Italy (8) outclasses Turkmenistan (17)
Another blowout win came Italy’s way as they defeat Turkmenistan 22-10.
Leading the charge for the Azzuri was Giulia Rulli, who registered 11 points. Rae Lin D’alie and Marcella Filippi chipped in four points apiece for Italy.
Ayna Gokova paced Turkmenistan with six markers.
Game 17 (Women’s Pool A): Malaysia (16) outduels Indonesia (15)
In an all-Southeast Asian joust, Malaysia nips Indonesia 21-14 for their first 3X3 World Cup victory.
Fook Yee Yap waxed hot for Malaysia with four-two pointers to finish with game-high 12 points. Chiau Teng contributed five markers.
Jovita Elizabeth was once again Indonesia’s leading scorer for the match, finishing with seven points.
GAME 16 (Men’s Pool C): Russia (3) slips past Brazil (6)
Russia claims their first 3X3 World Cup win, defeating Brazil 20-16.
Dmitry Korshakov led all scorers with nine points, while Ilya Alexandrov contributed five markers for Russia.
William Evangelista topscored with six markers for Brazil, who are now down 0-2 in the Pool C standings.
GAME 15 (Men’s Pool C): Canada (14) survives Mongolia (11)
Canada takes their first victory of the 3X3 World Cup, winning 21-15 over Mongolia.
The “Road Warriors” were paced by Steve Sir who nailed four-two pointers, finishing with nine markers.
Tsenguunbayar Gotov paced Mongolia with seven points.
GAME 14 (Women’s Pool A): Czech Republic (7) clips Indonesia (15)
Czech Republic remains unbeaten in Pool A after defeating Indonesia 22-11.
Now on top of Pool A with a 2-0 win-loss card, Czech Republic got timely boost from the duo of Romana Hejdová and Romana Stehlíková who both scored seven points apiece.
Jovita Elizabeth led Indonesia with six markers.
GAME 13 (Women’s Pool A): Italy (8) dominates Malaysia (16)
Rae Lin D’alie sizzles all game long, as Italy beats Malaysia 22-9.
D’alie finished in double-digits, tallying 13 points built around four-two pointers. Giulia Rulli added seven points for the Azzurri.
Wei Yin Saw led Malaysia with five points.
GAME 12 (Men’s Pool A): Serbia (1) claims second win at the expense of New Zealand (16)
Top-ranked Serbia follows up their first win with a 22-13 whipping of New Zealand.
Serbian Dusan Bulut led all scorers with nine points, while Dejan Majstorovic added six. Serbia now sits atop Pool A with a 2-0 win-loss slate.
Everard Bartlett registered seven markers for the Tall Blacks, who fell to 1-1.
GAME 11 (Men’s Pool C): Philippines (19) off to a rousing debut against Brazil (6)
Host Philippines scored their first win of the 3X3 World Cup, defeating Brazil 15-7.
The trio of Stanley Pringle, RR Pogoy and Troy Rosario scored four points apiece to lead the home team. Marcellus Sarmento paced Brazil with four points.
GAME 10 (Women’s Pool A): Czech Republic (7) beats Turkmenistan (17)
Czech Republic claims their first win of the 3X3 World Cup, outclassing Turkmenistan 22-11.
Romana Hejdová registered nine points for the Czech squad, hitting four-two pointers, while Andrea Ovsíková added six points. The Czechs made a total of eight-two pointers.
Turkmenistan was led by Ayna Gokova who scored nine markers.
GAME 9 (Women’s Pool C): United States (13) breezes through Andorra (2)
The Americans stamped their dominance over world number two Andorra, 21-6. Ruth Hebard (7 points) and Otiona Gildon (6 points) connived to keep the USA’s immaculate record, 2-0.
Eva Vilarrubla Seira had the most points, five, for the hapless Andorra. They fell to 0-2.
GAME 8 (Men’s Pool A): Serbia (1) stamps class, defeats Netherlands (16)
World number one Serbia lives up to the hype, defeating Netherlands 21-17.
Newcomer Stefan Stojačić led Serbia with 12 points, while Dusan Bulut contributed six markers.
Jesper Jobse paced the Dutch with six points but was called for the goaltend on Serbia’s 21st point.
GAME 7 (Men’s Pool A): Kyrgyzstan (17) escapes Romania (9) in tiebreaker
Kyrgyzstan scores the first win of the 2018 World Cup via tiebreaker, escaping with a 20-18 victory against Romania. Shakirzhan Kuranbaev led Kyrgyzstan with eight points, while Evgenii Pekhov added seven.
Kyrgyzstan levels their win-loss slate at 1-1.
Marius Ciotlaus finished with seven points for Romania, who dropped to 1-1.
GAME 6 (Women’s Pool C): Russia (5) clips Andorra (2)
Back-to-back upsets in Women’s Pool C as Russia upends Andorra, 21-9. Liudmila Sapova finished in double-figures for Russia, with ten points on two-two pointers. Anna Leshkovtseva added seven markers.
Andorra, ranked second in the Women’s division, was led by Eva Vilarrubla Seira who scored four points.
Russia improves their win-loss slate to 2-0, while Andorra opens their World Cup stint at 0-1.
GAME 5 (Women’s Pool C): Uganda (19) shocks Iran (10)
The first upset win of the day came courtesy of Uganda, who shocked Iran 18-10. Uganda bounced back strong after an early loss to Russia.
Uganda’s Sarah Ageno scored seven points to lead all scorers. Jamila Nansikombi contributed five points.
Leading Iran was Mozhgan Khodadadi who tallied six points.
Uganda improves their win-loss record to 1-1, while Iran drops to 0-2 in Women’s Pool C.
GAME 4 (Men’s Pool A): Romania (9) slips past New Zealand (16)
Marius Ciotlaus carried the fight for Romania, as the southeastern European nation escaped with a tight 16-12 win over New Zealand. Ciotlaus led Romania with seven points, while George Anton Andrei Diaconescu added 4.
Aaron Bailey-Nowell topscored for the Tall Blacks with seven markers.
GAME 3 (Men’s Pool A): Netherlands (8) zooms past Kyrgyzstan (17)
Netherlands raced to a 6-0 lead and never looked back to grab a 22-7 win over Kyrgyzstan.
Dimeo Van der Horst led the Dutch squad with nine points, backstopped by Jesper Jobse who contributed eight.
Three players scored two points apiece for Kyrgyzstan.
GAME 2 (Women’s Pool C): USA (13) clobbers Iran (10)
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USA claimed their first 3X3 World Cup win with a 21-7 beatdown of Iran.
Leading the way for USA is Otiona Gildon who scored eight points, while Sabrina Ionescu and Ruth Hebard added five points each.
Saiedeh Elli and Masoumeh Esmaeilzadeh Soudjani scored three points apiece for Iran.
GAME 1 (Women’s Pool C): Russia (5) defeats Uganda (19)
Russia opened Day 2 hostilities with a 22-8 demolition of Uganda.
Liudmila Sapova topscored for Russia with eight points, built on four-two pointers. Anastasia logunova and Anna Leshkovtseva added six points apiece.
Jamila Nansikombi and Sarah Ageno both scored three points for Uganda.