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CHENGDU, China, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- Inner Mongolia completed another lop-sided victory by thrashing Shandong 101-56 in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Sunday.
Although only ranked No. 357 in the world, the 19-year-old Burel has proved herself in junior competitions as the Rennes-born rising star reached two Grand Slam Junior finals and won the silver medal at the Youth Olympic Games in 2018, when she became the junior world No. 1.
On the Shandong side, Yang Hengyu contributed 16 points, while Qiao Yanzi added 12.
The pair have not played for their country since the Cafeteros' penalty shootout defeat to Chile in the quarterfinals of last year's Copa America in Brazil.
After the third period, which saw many lead changes and ties, Sichuan managed a one-point lead heading into the final 10 minutes.
"In terms of where we are competition-wise, the objective at the end of the day is to measure our standard to the South African standard and see if we can meet it. We are not oblivious though, we have included six of our foreign-based players. They will bring in more drive and experience to add to that of our local players," he concluded.
Suarez said he was ready for the clashes against Chile in Montevideo on October 8 and Ecuador in Quito five days later.
"Xinjiang has more star players than us. We just have to relax and prepare for a fight. Nothing else," Ding added.
After the break, Union continued on the front foot and got their reward in the 49th minute when Marcus Ingvartsen had all the time and space at the edge of the box to slot home past Zentner into the far corner.
Jiangsu showed its well-balanced, attacking firepower, with seven players scoring in double figures, led by Sun Li's 18.