Senior Park Seung-jae and Lee Dae-kyun overcame the crisis in the 4th quarter and kept Dongguk University’s victory.

Dongguk University won 66-59 in the 2023 KUSF College Basketball U-League away game against Sangmyung University held at Sangmyung University Gymnasium on the 28th.

Dongguk University harvested its 2nd win (5 losses) thanks to the great performances of Park Seung-jae (22 points, 4 rebounds, 8 assists, 2 steals) and Lee Dae-gyun (21 points, 12 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals). It tied for ninth place with Kyunghee University.

Dongguk University got off to a good start. Lee Dae-kyun’s mid-range shot split the rim and reported the first goal, and Park Seung-jae and Lim Jung-hyun put up lay-up shots. Park Seung-jae and Han Jae-hyeok’s 3-point shot made Dongguk University’s atmosphere hotter. Lee Sang-hyeon added speedy layups consecutively and took a perfect 28-6 lead in the first quarter.

In the second quarter, Dongguk University slowed down. I gave up 16 points to Sangmyung University, but only scored 12 points. In particular, the first half ended 40-22, giving only 9 points to Choi Jun-hwan. Even in the third quarter, Dongguk University’s offense was not smooth, but Park Seung-jae changed the mood. He broke the frustrating flow with a mid-range shot and a breakthrough goal. Lee Dae-gyun also added strength by scoring under the goal, ending the third quarter with a score of 53-39.

In the fourth quarter, Dongguk University faced a crisis. From the beginning of the quarter, Choi Jun-hwan hit a 3-point shot and Kim Jung-hyun’s rim attack was allowed, and they were chased by 4 points (53-57). In response, Park Seung-jae put out the urgent fire with a 3-point shot from the right corner. However, Sangmyung’s counterattack continued. Wi Jeong-woo’s 3-point shot and Hong Dong-myeong’s free throw scored the score to 62-59. Lee Dae-kyun stepped out of the crisis. Lee Dae-kyun took advantage of his height and scored under the goal, and added a breakthrough goal to secure Dongguk University’s victory ㅋㅋㅋ벳.

Sangmyung University Choi Jun-hwan (24 points, 11 rebounds, 2 blocked shots), Go Jeong-hyeon (12 points, 3 rebounds), and Kim Jung-hyun (10 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists, 2 steals) struggled, but were unable to surpass Dongguk University’s height and speed. They finished in 10th place with 1 win and 5 losses.

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