Cheongju KB, women’s professional basketball, continued their hopes of advancing to the playoffs by winning three consecutive victories.
KB won Samsung Life 79-75 in the 2022-2023 women’s professional basketball regular league away game held at Yongin Gymnasium.
KB, who had 3 consecutive wins, kept 5th place (7-13) and narrowed the ride with 4th place Incheon Shinhan Bank (10-9) to 3.5 games.
In KB, Iseul Kang scored 27 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists, Min-jung Kim scored 20 points and 5 rebounds, and Ji-soo Park recorded a double-double with 11 points and 14 rebounds.
In Samsung Life Insurance, where key players left one after another due to injuries, Lee Hae-ran (17 points, 7 rebounds) and Kang Yoo-rim (17 points, 6 rebounds) struggled to score double digits, but could not break the losing streak.
Samsung Life Insurance, who suffered four consecutive losses, fell one notch from a tie for second place to third place (11 wins and 9 losses).
KB, which led 25 to 20 in the first quarter, allowed a turnaround in Samsung Life’s fierce offensive in the second quarter.
Shin I-seul and Lee Hae-ran scored 30 to 30, Samsung Life, who made a tie, Lee Myung-gwan fired three 3-point shots and reversed it to 41 to 36.
KB did not stand still.
Iseul Kang added 7 points and ended the first half with a 43-41 lead.
Samsung Life’s pursuit continued in the second half.
In the second half of the 3rd quarter, Yu-Rim Kang made 2 free throws, and then Iseul Shin scored 3 points to make it 60-57. Balanced. 메이저놀이터
Shin Dew soon led the reversal with a score under the goal, 66-64.
However, Samsung Life could not continue its momentum to the end.
Hae-Ran Lee withdrew from the game with 5 minutes and 59 seconds left in the game for five fouls.
At the end of the quarter, where Samsung Life fell behind 77 to 66, Kang Yu-rim, Shin I-seul, and Kim Dan-bi made their last efforts with three-point shots in a row, but there was not enough time to overturn the game.