Iran b-ballers defeat India at FIBA Asia Champs

CHANGSHA, Sep. 24 (MNA) – Iran basketball team won their second fixture at 2015 FIBA Asia Championship against India.

In their second match at the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship for Men Iranian basketball players lined up against India at Social Work College's gymnasium of Chinses city of Changsha.

Iran national team won the event with 3-1 superiority in quarters and totally 88–66 after bagging 27–11, 12–19, 24–18, 25–18 results in the course of quarters.

Now Iran atops the table in Group A, scheduled to play against Malaysians at the same venue on September 25.

In their opening match at the tournament, Iran defeated japan 86–48, with superirity in all four quarters.

The winner of the tournament qualifies for the basketball tournament on the 2016 Summer Olympics.

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