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Korea to face Philippines after outlasting Japan

BEIRUT (FIBA Asia Cup 2017) - Korea will face Philippines in the FIBA Asia Cup 2017 Quarter-Finals after outlasting Japan 81-68 on Monday afternoon.

In a game that featured multiple lead changes with neither side being able to gain an edge, Korea caught fire from beyond the arc and opened the final quarter on a 17-1 run to grasp control.

Korean veteran Sekeun Oh. FIBA photo
Korea held a commanding 74-57 lead heading into the final 4:30 and Japan would not be able to close the gap.

Sekeun Oh had 16 points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists for Korea, backed up by 16 points and 9 assists from Sunhyung Kim.

Japan's Ira Brown led four players into double figures with 14 points, 5 rebounds, 5 steals and 3 blocks.

Source: http://www.fiba.com/asiacup/2017/news/korea-to-face-philippines-after-outlasting-japan

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