‘5th 20-20’ Freddy’s Konkuk University beats Myongji University to tie for 7th place

 Konkuk University jumped from 9th to 7th thanks to Freddy’s performance.

Konkuk University defeated Myongji University 75-49 in the 11th game of the 2023 KUSF College Basketball U-League season held at Konkuk University Glocal Campus Gymnasium on the 30th. Konkuk University, which recorded 5 wins and 6 losses with the victory that day, tied for 7th place with Kyunghee University and Myongji University.

It was a game that both teams needed to win to advance to the playoffs. If Konkuk University loses on this day, it is definitely far from the possibility of advancing to the playoffs. Myongji University wanted to win all the more in order to approach the 50% win rate in the college basketball league for the first time in the team’s career.

In the middle of the first quarter, Konkuk University, which was trailing 4-6, took the lead by turning the game around to 19-9 with an absolute advantage of 15-3 in 4 minutes and 34 seconds. When Choi Seung-bin and Freddy under the goal caught the ball and started attacking, the attack went smoothly. The defense that drew out Myongji University’s mistakes also stood out. Konkuk University finished the first quarter with a score of 23-11.

Myongji University was 6-14 poor in rebounding in the first quarter alone, and had more errors at 5-3. It was a mistake that came out of the process of saving Harrigan, but in the end it was an excuse to take away the flow. It was regrettable that he only committed 6 fouls in the first quarter even though there were only 7 players due to injuries and so on.

Konkuk University continued the flow of the first quarter into the second quarter. Although he hesitated for a while in the middle of the second quarter, he connected the height advantage and Myongji University’s mistake with a quick attack, ending the first half with a score of 42-23.

Myongji University played the game centered on Harrigan, but in the second quarter, they still made many mistakes and missed opportunities to shoot, failing to narrow the score gap.

Konkuk University struggled against Myongji University’s regional defense in the third quarter. However, thanks to 7 points in a row by Park Sang-woo and Choi Seung-bin, a duo of seniors, they were ahead by 54-32, 22 points. The end of the 3rd quarter was not good. On the contrary, they conceded 7 runs in a row and finished the 3rd quarter with a 54-39, 15-point advantage.

Myongji University faced the 4th quarter in a chasing trend thanks to not only Harrigan but also Kim Tae-heon scoring from inside and outside.

Konkuk University scored after an offensive rebound in three attacks at the beginning of the fourth quarter. Harrigan’s defense was also changed to Choi Seung-bin instead of Freddy, who had three fouls. Through this, Konkuk University, which was clearly riding the trend, ran away with a difference of 68-41, 27 points with 3 minutes and 58 seconds left. Considering the flow of the game and the remaining time, the match was as if it had been decided.메이저사이트

Freddy (22 points, 22 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals), who is writing a double-double in all games (11 games), recorded 20-20 for the 5th time this season. Choi Seung-bin led the team’s victory with Freddy with 20 points, 9 rebounds and 3 assists. Kim Joon-young (8 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals), Park Sang-woo (8 points, 3 rebounds), and Jo Hwan-hee (6 points, 5 rebounds, 7 assists, 2 steals) also played a role in licorice.

Myongji University suffered its sixth loss (five wins) of the season amid sluggish scoring by all players except for Jun Harrigan (16 points, 13 rebounds).

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