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A two-point shot from Van Hung Nguyen pushed the Game with Malaysia to overtime.
Chun Hong Ting led the Malysian Team to an overtime win scoring a total of 28 points 2 rebounds and 4 assists. Malaysia seemed to dominate most of the quarters but not the first where both teams tied the score to 15. No one knew it was going to be like this in the fourth quarter. Ting together with Heng Yee Tong scored all of the three point shots in the team followed by lay-ups and power shots of either members. Vietnam tried their best to keep the score close in every quarter with 30-35 in the second quarter and 50-54 in the third. Everything was going fine in the fourth quarter until Van Hung Nguyen made a two-point shot in the last 23 seconds that tied the score to 76 pushing the game to overtime.
Vietnam tried to do their best getting points from overtime. With every two-point shots being very critical for their advantage but Malaysia really has the last shot and ended it with 1-point advanatge 86 Malaysia, 85 Vietnam.
Malaysia's next game will going to be with Myanmar in May 18th.