JPN/MAS – Japan down Malaysia

INCHEON (FIBA Asia Championship for Women) – Japanese coach Tomohide Utsumi allayed any talk of his team not playing at their best in the final Level I encounter against Malaysia on Thursday

TPE/THA – Taipei down Thailand

INCHEON (FIBA Asia Championship for Women) – With their sights firmly set on the semifinals, Chinese Taipei cantered through to beat Thailand in Level I on Thursday. "I just told the girls to go out and enjoy themselves in the game," said Taipei coach Lin Hung Ling-Yao.