Taiwan beat Hong Kong 75-68 Tuesday to knock Hong Kong out of the 2010 Asian University Basketball Championship semifinals as Taiwan, China’s Tianjin Polytechnic University, Lebanon and Mongolia advanced to the 4-team playoffs.
Lai Kuo-wei scored a team-high 21 points and Sung Yu-hsuan added 11 in Taiwan’s victory. Hong Kong All-Stars was led by Liang Man Hung’s 19 points. Chan Yik Lun and Tsoi Lung Tak scored 16 apiece.
Lebanon beat Mongolia 90-86 to top Group B with a 2-0 record. China routed Thailand 86-52.
Surprisingly, 2006 AUB winner Myongji University finished last in Gorup B and will have to meet Hong Kong and Thailand in the 5-7 classification round.
Hong Kong 2-1