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1977 William Jones Memorial Cup

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1977 William Jones Memorial Cup
1st William Jones Cup
Tournament details
Host nation Taiwan
DatesJuly 1977
Teams
(from 6 federations)
1978 >

The 1977 William Jones Memorial Cup was the first edition of the William Jones Cup held in July 1977 in the span of two weeks.[1][2]

The games were held in a 10,000 capacity pavilion with poor lighting conditions. In the group stage, the 9 teams were divided into two groups with the top two teams from each group advancing to the next round.[2]

The Eastern Unit of the United States-based Athletes in Action won the 1977 William Jones Cup. Eastern Washington Eagles and the Flying Camels ended up second and third respectively.[2]

Participants

Source[note 1]

Awards

1977 William Jones Memorial Cup
United States
Athletes in Action - Eastern Unit
First title

Notes

  1. ^ No source was retrieved regarding the nature of the teams from South Korea, Saudi Arabia, and Denmark, if these were club or national team sides.[1][2] Philippines was represented by Yanmar Diesel which finished 5th.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b "Eastern second in Taiwan hoop tourney". Ellensburg Daily Record. 26 July 1977. Retrieved 9 March 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d "Eastern Cagers Return Home". Spokane Daily Chronicle. 23 July 1977. Retrieved 9 March 2016.
  3. ^ Henson, Joaquin (29 August 2012). "All about the Jones Cup". Sporting Chance. The Philippine Star. Archived from the original on 2016-03-10. Retrieved 9 March 2016.
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