Dankook University overcame Gwangju University’s fierce pursuit.
Dankook University won 58-55 against Gwangju University in the 2023 KUSF College Basketball U-League held at the Gwangju University Gymnasium on the 3rd. With this victory, Dankook University tied for first place with Suwon University with 5 wins and 1 loss, while Gwangju University kept 3rd place with 3 wins and 4 losses.
Park Ji-soo played an active part, recording 18 points and 8 rebounds. Moon Ji-hyun also added 12 points. At Gwangju University, Park Sae-byul recorded 14 points and 9 rebounds, but the team lost unfortunately.
From the first quarter, Dankook University was strongly driven. Led by Moon Ji-hyun, who scored 9 points in the first quarter alone, Dankook University continued its lead from the beginning and showed a good start. Gwangju University’s Jo Harin scored 5 points in the first quarter, but the rest of the players remained silent and could not score any points. As a result, Dankook University took a 22-9 lead in the first quarter.
Dankook University’s lead continued in the second quarter. Gwangju University still seldom finds a clue in the attack and has not been able to prepare an opportunity for pursuit. However, compared to the first quarter, Dankook University’s offense was quiet in the second quarter, and they were unable to escape much, and Dankook University finished the first half with a 34-18 lead.
At the beginning of the third quarter, Dankook University widened the gap again. In the middle of the quarter, Dankook University took a comfortable lead, running away by 19 points.
However, after that, Gwangju University began to revive little by little. While Dankook University’s attack faltered, Gwangju University, which started a counterattack, changed the atmosphere with the even scoring of the main players. Dankook University, which allowed pursuit, finished the third quarter 46-32.
Gwangju University, riding the current,ㅋㅋㅋ벳 continued their fierce pursuit in the 4th quarter. Embarrassed, Dankook University could not control the opponent’s pace and continued to chase. Park Sae-byul led the pursuit of Gwangju University, scoring 9 points in the 4th quarter. Dankook University gave 23 points in the 4th quarter and was chased down to the bottom, but they made good use of the lead they had opened earlier and finished the game with a new victory by 3 points.