SOUTH KOREA DEFEAT BAHRAIN AT THE ASIAN U16 MEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS
The Korea National Under-16 (U-16) Men’s Basketball Team earned its first win at the FIBA U-16 Asian Championship 2023 by defeating Bahrain. Korea defeated Bahrain 89-62 in the second game of Group C on the second day of the tournament in Doha, Qatar, on 18 August .South Korea improved to 1-1 after losing 81-83 to New Zealand the previous day. The 16-nation tournament is divided into four groups, with the winner of each group advancing directly to the quarter-finals. The second- and third-place finishers will play the second- and third-place finishers from the other group in a staggered matchup, with the winners joining the quarterfinals. Heo Gun-woo (Hogye Jung) and Yoon Ji-hoon (Samseon Jung) scored 12 points apiece for Korea on the day, 토토 while Kim Min-ki (Song Do Jung) added seven points and grabbed 16 rebounds.