Nigeria’s male baskeyball team Surpassed 100 points mark in their win against South Korea at the FIBA basketball world cup in China this morning.
With an Olympic slot at stake, the Nigerian men’s basketball team, D’Tigers whitewashed South Korea 108-66 points to earn their first win of the FIBA basketball world cup in China.
Nigeria lost it’s first two games to Russia and Argentina, which meant they cannot qualify for the second round but had a chance to book an automatic slot for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
The D’Tigers had a slow start, as the Koreans went on a 5-0 run for the first 3 minutes of the game before they caught up to close out the first quarter 15-17 points.
Captain of the team, Ike Diogu further helped Nigeria extend the lead with a 15 points in 17 minutes performance.
Every player in the Nigerian team made a point with Michael Eric leading all scorers with 18 points and 9 rebounds.