William Jones Cup: Iran B Basketball Team Loses to South Korea
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran B basketball team was defeated against South Korea 88-78 in the 39th edition of the William Jones Cup on Monday.
The Iranian team started the campaign with a loss to Atletas All-Star Lithuania but defeated Chinese Taipei White in its second match.
The Iranian team will face India on Tuesday in the Day 4 of the competition.
The R. William Jones Cup, also known as the Jones Cup, is an international basketball tournament held annually since 1977 in Taipei, Taiwan.
It was named in honor of basketball promoter Renato William Jones, who was one of the founders of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA). Like the Olympics and the FIBA Basketball World Cup, it has both men's and women's versions.
Iran has won the William Jones Cup five times.