“One Man Show in the Second Quarter” Yang Jae-min scored 14 points against Akita…··Sendai Tohoku Cup
Jae-min Yang leads Sendai to Tohoku Cup victory over Akita.
The Sendai 89ERS defeated the Akita Northern Happiness 89-76 in the 2023 Tohoku Cup Finals at Horaiya Koriyama General Gymnasium on Sunday. After defeating the Yamagata Wyverns on Saturday and the Fukushima Firebones on Sunday, the 89ers swept Akita to win the Tohoku Cup.
The star of the victory was South Korea’s Yang Jae-min. Yang finished with 14 points, two rebounds, one assist, and one steal in 16 minutes and 35 seconds of action. He shot 5 of 7 from the field, including 2 of 3 from three-point range. Yamagata played as if he had completely found the shooting touch he lost against Fukushima.바카라사이트
After not making much of an impact in the first quarter, Yang Jae-min made the second quarter his own. He opened the scoring with a three-pointer from the wing, followed by another from the same spot. He then assisted on a teammate’s three-pointer with a precise pass.
After a brief rest on the bench, Yang Jae-min came back in and took a pass from Rashawn Thomas for a fastbreak layup. At the end of the first quarter, she grabbed an offensive rebound, drew an opponent foul, and calmly sank two free throws. In the second quarter alone, he was a one-man show, scoring 10 points, including two three-pointers.
After coming off the bench in the second half, Yang returned to the court at the end of the third quarter, capitalizing on a mismatch to score a post-up under the basket. In the fourth quarter, he grabbed a steal and an offensive rebound. At the end of the game, he completed his 14th point with a layup to celebrate the victory with his teammates.
With the Tohoku Cup crowned, Sendai now turns its attention to the regular season. Sendai’s opening match will be against Albac Tokyo, with tip-off scheduled for October 7.