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2018 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup Group C

Group C of the 2018 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup took place from 22 to 25 September 2018.[1] The group consisted of Belgium, Japan, Puerto Rico and Spain.

The top team advanced to the quarterfinals while the second and third placed team played in a qualification round.[2]

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TeamsEdit

Team Qualification Appearance Best Performance FIBA World Ranking FIBA Zone Ranking
Method Date Last Total Streak
  Belgium EuroBasket Women 22 June 2017 1 1 Debut 78 23
  Japan Women's Asia Cup 27 July 2017 2014 13 3 Runners-up (1975) 13 2
  Puerto Rico Women's AmeriCup 13 August 2017 1 1 Debut 22 6
  Spain Host nation 16 December 2014 2014 7 7 Runners-up (2014) 2 1

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Belgium 3 2 1 233 176 +57 5[a] Quarterfinals
2   Spain (H) 3 2 1 225 196 +29 5[a] Qualification round
3   Japan 3 2 1 217 220 −3 5[a]
4   Puerto Rico 3 0 3 150 233 −83 3
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
(H) Host.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c Belgium 1–1, +7 PD; Spain 1–1, +4 PD; Japan 1–1, –11 PD

MatchesEdit

Japan vs SpainEdit

22 September 2018
20:00
Japan   71–84   Spain
Scoring by quarter: 10–20, 11–19, 27–22, 23–23
Pts: Miyazawa 12
Rebs: Miyazawa 6
Asts: Motohashi 5
Pts: Xargay 15
Rebs: Nicholls 8
Asts: Palau 8
Tenerife Sports Pavilion Santiago Martin, San Cristóbal de La Laguna
Attendance: 4,146
Referees: Amy Bonner (USA), Natalia Cuello (DOM), James Boyer (AUS)

Puerto Rico vs BelgiumEdit

22 September 2018
20:30
Puerto Rico   36–86   Belgium
Scoring by quarter: 3–18, 3–30, 12–24, 18–14
Pts: O'Neill 12
Rebs: Gwathmey 7
Asts: Meléndez 2
Pts: Vanloo 17
Rebs: Meesseman 14
Asts: Carpréaux 7
Palacio Municipal de Deportes, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Attendance: 619
Referees: Yohan Rosso (FRA), Harja Jaladri (INA), Duan Zhu (CHN)

Belgium vs JapanEdit

23 September 2018
13:30
Belgium   75–77 (OT)   Japan
Scoring by quarter: 13–17, 19–18, 18–22, 18–11, Overtime: 7–9
Pts: Mestdagh 23
Rebs: Meesseman 18
Asts: Allemand 7
Pts: Takada 26
Rebs: Miyazawa, Takada 6
Asts: Fujioka 8
Palacio Municipal de Deportes, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Attendance: 855
Referees: Omar Bermúdez (MEX), Maj Forsberg (DEN), Özlem Yalman (TUR)

Spain vs Puerto RicoEdit

23 September 2018
20:00
Spain   78–53   Puerto Rico
Scoring by quarter: 8–15, 18–10, 22–10, 30–18
Pts: Ndour 22
Rebs: Gil 7
Asts: Palau 5
Pts: O'Neill 17
Rebs: Meléndez 8
Asts: three players 2
Tenerife Sports Pavilion Santiago Martin, San Cristóbal de La Laguna
Attendance: 3,157
Referees: Manuel Mazzoni (ITA), Snehal Bendke (IND), Daniel García (VEN)

Japan vs Puerto RicoEdit

25 September 2018
11:00
Japan   69–61   Puerto Rico
Scoring by quarter: 23–15, 20–13, 10–17, 16–16
Pts: Miyazawa 15
Rebs: Miyazawa 14
Asts: Machida 7
Pts: Gwathmey 23
Rebs: O'Neill 9
Asts: Rosado 4
Palacio Municipal de Deportes, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Attendance: 1,442
Referees: Georgios Poursanidis (GRE), Maripier Malo (CAN), Yener Yılmaz (TUR)

Belgium vs SpainEdit

25 September 2018
20:00
Belgium   72–63   Spain
Scoring by quarter: 19–15, 20–17, 22–14, 11–17
Pts: Mestdagh 21
Rebs: Meesseman, Raman 8
Asts: Allemand 6
Pts: Torrens 16
Rebs: Nicholls 13
Asts: Palau 5
Tenerife Sports Pavilion Santiago Martin, San Cristóbal de La Laguna
Attendance: 3,416
Referees: Yohan Rosso (FRA), James Boyer (AUS), Nicolas Fernandes (TAH)

ReferencesEdit