Suwon University, led by Lee Na-ra and Jeon Hee-gyo, won a come-from-behind victory against Ulsan University.
Suwon University won 80-73 in the match against Ulsan University in the 2023 KUSF College Basketball U-League held at the Ulsan University Gymnasium on the 7th. Suwon University maintained its sole lead after winning 4 consecutive wins, while Ulsan University suffered 3 consecutive losses and fell to 5th place (1 win, 3 losses).
Suwon University Inara Lee (메이저놀이터29 points, 13 rebounds, 5 assists) dominated the bottom of the goal, and Jeon Hee-gyo (19 points, 4 rebounds, 7 assists) also played an active role on the court. Seohyun Kim (15 points, 9 rebounds, 5 assists) and Dahyun Lee (12 points, 9 rebounds) also did their part.
On the other hand, Ulsan University Kwon Na-young (24 points, 14 rebounds, 3 assists, 5 steals), Shin Hye-joo (20 points, 4 rebounds, 6 assists), and Kim Soo-mi (18 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists) fought hard, but it was not enough to stop Suwon University, the match.
In the first quarter, Suwon University was helpless by Shin Hye-joo and Kwon Na-young’s persistent under-the-goal attack. Kim Seo-yeon and Lee Na-ra fought back, but the atmosphere did not change. The first quarter ended 11-20.
Ulsan University took the lead in the 2nd quarter, but Suwon University pulled the reins of the chase. Although Kim Ye-na’s 3-point shot and Kwon Na-young only gave 10 points, they failed to block Ulsan University, but they slowly accumulated points. As Lee Na-ra worked hard under the goal, Jeon Hee-gyo hit a 3-point shot, and Kim Seo-yeon also helped.
In the third quarter, which started with a score of 31-37, Suwon University started with Jeon Hee-gyo’s 3-point shot, Lee Na-ra’s mid-range shot, and Kim Seo-yeon’s free throw. With a 1-point gap (40-41), Jeon Hee-gyo hit a 3-point shot and succeeded in reversing the game. Kwon Na-young’s quick break scored, but Yoo Ye-jin responded with a goal below the goal. The pursuit of Ulsan National University was also strong, but Lee Na-ra scored every time and finished the third quarter with 59-50.
In the second half of the fourth quarter, Suwon University provided an excuse for pursuit after being hit with a 3-point shot by Ulsan University Na-young Kwon and Do-hee Kim. With the score at 72-72, Inara extinguished the fire with a mid-range shot. With Jeon Hee-gyo’s reverse layup at 1 minute and 24 seconds from the end of the game, Kim Seo-yeon’s free-throw score and Lee Na-ra’s breakthrough score added Suwon University’s victory.