Myongji University defeated Sangmyung University after a close match and harvested 4 wins of the season.
Myongji University won 81-76 against Sangmyung University in the 2023 KUSF College Basketball U-League held at the Myongji University Natural Campus Gymnasium on the 12th.메이저놀이터
Lee Min-cheol (19 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists) dominated the match and led the victory, while Jung In-ho (14 points, 2 rebounds) and Park Ji-hwan (12 points, 6 rebounds) also showed off their presence. Myongji University, which harvested 4 wins (2 losses) this season, rose to 4th place alone.
Sangmyung University’s Choi Jun-hwan (20 points, 7 rebounds) and Kim Jeong-hyeon (18 points, 6 rebounds, 11 assists) stood out, but failed to overturn the score difference that widened in the third quarter. With this defeat, the season record was 1 win and 5 losses.
After trailing 16-18 in the first quarter, Myongji University launched a counterattack in the second quarter. Jun Harrigan scored from under the goal, and Kim Do-yeon and Um Yoon-hyuk’s 3-point shot successively split the rim. Sangmyung University caught up with Choi Jun-hwan and Kim Jeong-hyeon, but this time So Jun-hyeok fired the outer cannon. Myongji University, with Eom Yoon-hyeok scoring under the goal, ended the first half with a successful comeback 37-34.
In the second half, the atmosphere at Myongji University continued. Park Ji-hwan made a 3-point shot, Jung In-ho succeeded in a mid-range shot following a 3-point shot, and Park Ji-hwan and So Jun-hyeok also scored. Here, Harrigan put in a powerful two-handed dunk. Myongji University ran away by 13 points (56-43) at one time, but conceded points to Choi Jun-hwan, Hong Dong-myeong, and Ko Jeong-hyeon and ended the third quarter with a score of 58-54.
However, a crisis came in the fourth quarter. Harrigan, the pillar under the goal, could no longer play due to being sent off for five fouls. Also, Yatoo didn’t listen. After that, Sangmyung University conceded one after another, and the score gap narrowed to 62-60.
Even so, Myongji University’s will to win stood out. Jeong In-ho scored consecutively, and Park Ji-hwan completed a three-point play by breaking through and getting a foul. Sangmyung University pursued with Ko Jung-hyeon’s 3-point shot, but Park Ji-hwan countered with two free throws. Myongji University, who seized the victory with So Jun-hyeok’s free throw, defended the victory by blocking Sangmyung University’s last wave of offensive.