Amid the performance of sophomore shooter Woo Sang-hyeon, Kyung Hee University ran for three consecutive victories.
Kyunghee University won 60-48 against Hanyang University in the 2023 KUSF College Basketball U-League held at Hanyang University Olympic Gymnasium on the 24th.
With this victory,안전놀이터 Kyung Hee University ran for three consecutive wins, recording a season record of 5 wins and 5 losses, moving up to a tie for 5th place in the league. It is a scary uptrend that has won 5 wins in only the last 6 games.
The main character who led Kyunghee University to victory was sophomore shooter Woo Sang-hyun, who was put in from the bench.
Woo Sang-hyun, a 189cm wing resource, took the lead in defeating Hanyang University by scoring 3 shots with only 3 points through clever off-ball moves from the outskirts. In defense, the top of the 3-2 regional defense showed smooth activity and blocked Hanyang University’s attack.
Woo Sang-hyun said, “Hanyang University’s speed of making a quick attack after a successful defense is very fast. So, before preparing for this game, I prepared the part where I quickly blocked the score in the backcourt after a failed attack, and that part worked well.” Explained.
Regarding his performance on the day, he smiled, saying, “Recently, the feel of the shot has fluctuated a little. Every time that happened, the coach asked me to throw with confidence. So, when I shot today, I threw it with a comfortable mind, and that led to good results.”
The rise of Kyung Hee University is unusual. Kyung Hee University, which fell into a 4-game losing streak in the opening season, is currently recording 5 wins and 1 loss in the last 6 games.
Woo Sang-hyun said, “I think it’s because of the players’ willingness to win. And the biggest thing seems to be defense. Even if the offense doesn’t work out, the strategy of tying the opponent up with defense seems to have been a factor in the rebound.”
Kyung Hee University’s next opponent is Kang Ho Yonsei University. Yonsei University is a team tied for first place in the league while running an undefeated march. For Kyung Hee University, where winning one win after another is important to advance to the playoffs, this match also needs to be fought with all its might.
Woo Sang-hyun expressed his determination, “First of all, I think that any team is a college student like us. I will try to bump into it as much as possible without lowering my tail.”