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Boys' basketball team defeats top Japanese team
Posted 07/10/2017 10:28AM

In the SongShan Cup in Taiwan, the 'Cats followed a loss to the Nike U20 All Stars with a 73-71 victory over Fukuoka Daiichi High School, which has the top Japanese high school team. Coach Marcaletti noted that the Japanese players "have been beating everyone over here by 20 to 40 points. It was a huge win for SI."

Watch the team being interviewed by Fox Sports.

Here is a detailed report of the game against the U20 team.


The games will be broadcast live on Fox TV Taiwan and Fox Sports website but geographic restrictions may apply.

Game times are 15 hours ahead of PDT:

  • 7/7 6:30 p.m. vs Neng-Ren Home Economic and Commercial Vocational High School, New Taipei City
  • 7/8 10 a.m. vs Kao-Yuan Senior High School of Technology and Commerce, Kaohsiung & 5:20 p.m. vs Nike U20 All Stars
  • 7/9 2 p.m. vs Tai-Shan Senior High School, New Taipei City & 7 p.m. vs Kaohsiung Municipal Sanmin Home Economics & Commerce Vocational High School, Kaohsiung
  • 7/10 10 a.m. vs Fukuoka Daiichi High School, Japan & 7 p.m. vs Nan-Shan High School, New Taipei City
  • 7/11 4:30 p.m. vs Taipei Municipal Song-Shan Senior High School, Taipei City

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