Japan women down Brazil for second win

Olympics / Summer Olympics / Basketball Aug 9, 2016

Japan women down Brazil for second win

Japan went a long way to ensuring it would get a Rio 2016 women's basketball quarterfinal place by beating Brazil to notch its second straight win on Monday. Paced by Ramu Tokashiki and her 23-point, nine-rebound, three-block effort, Japan broke the back of the hosts ...

Basketball Aug 31, 2015

Japan women beat India by 100 points

The Japan national team overwhelmed India at the FIBA Asia Women's Championship on Sunday in Wuhan, China, winning 131-31 in a Group A game. Six players scored in double figures for Japan, including Mio Shinozaki, who had 25 points on 10-for-13 shooting, and Mika Kurihara, ...

Kurihara sparks Japan women in rout of Taiwan

Basketball Aug 13, 2015

Kurihara sparks Japan women in rout of Taiwan

Shooting guard Mika Kurihara hit five 3-pointers and scored 17 points to lead the Japan women's national team to a 92-52 win over the Taiwan national squad in an exhibition at Chiba Port Arena on Thursday. For Japan's top-flight team, it was its first game ...