Shanghai Sharks defeated Pure Youth Construction 80-62 on Monday and won the four-team 2012 Straits Cup Invitational with a 3-0 record.
Shanghai only led by one at the half but limited PY to 9 points in the third period with the help of strong defense from Tseng Wen-ting, who had 5 points, 7 rebounds and 3 steals, and Zhang Zhaoxu, who tallied 15 points, 12 boards and 4 blocks.
PY was led by Taiwanese-American Wang Ting-chieh’s 18 points. Lin Chin-pang had 11 points, 7 rebounds and 4 steals.
In the other game, Zhejiang beat Dacin 79-72.
Lin Chih-chieh of Zhejiang and Dacin’s Tien Lei both sat out the game as local fans were disappointed at not seeing the Lin-Tien matchup.
(Photos: Yahoo Sports Taiwan)