MAAC Basketball All-Stars Remain Undefeated On China Tour

July 25, 2005

Xi'an, China - The MAAC basketball all-star team improved to 5-0 over the weekend with victories over the Shanghai Sharks and the Chinese Soldiers Team. Led by Head Coach Jimmy Patsos, the all-stars topped Shanghai for the second straight game on Friday, winning 86-75 before defeating the Chinese Soldiers in Xi'an by a score of 100-92 on Sunday.

Jared Jordan (Marist) netted two key three pointers to spark a 31-15 run in the second quarter as the MAAC All-Star Team defeated the Chinese Soldiers Team, 100-92, in Xi'an, claiming the squad's fifth straight victory on their China tour.

Jason Thompson (Rider) paced the squad to its Friday night victory with 16 points, while James Mathis (Niagara) added 14 points. Darnell Wilson (Canisius) led the team with 18 points on Sunday while Thompson added 17 in the eight-point win.

The MAAC All-Stars will again face the Chinese Soldiers Team on July 25 in Yangcheng.