Iran Comes 4th in William Jones Basketball Cup

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TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran national basketball team finished in fourth place at the 38th William Jones Cup on Sunday.

Defending champion Iran defeated India 71-56 in its last match.

Mighty Sports from the Philippines won the title, followed by South Korea and Chinese Taipei A.

Iran started the tournament with a 73-61 win over Chinese Taipei B and defeated United States Sacramento State Hornets 70-59 and Egypt 74-65 respectively.

Afterward, Iran suffered three successive losses to South Korea (67-50), Chinese Taipei A (66-63) and Mighty Sports (80-73).

The competition started on July 23 at the Sinjhuang Gymasium in New Taipei City and finished on July 31.

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