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India caused a major upset at the FIBA (International Basketball Federation) Asia Challenge in Tehran on Tuesday, beating China, Asias top-ranked team, 70-64 in a second round Group E fixture. Carl Yastrzemski Jersey .The win boosted Indias chances of making the quarterfinals of the event. Amritpal Singh was the standout player from India, scoring 23 points along with 14 rebounds, while Vishesh Bhriguvanshi led the assists chart for either side with six.India had lost 2 straight games coming into this game whereas China had a 3-0 record and looked to keep it that way as it led 27-18 halfway through the second quarter. But India came back strongly to score 17 points in 10 minutes to lead 31-29 at half-time.Within the opening 3 minutes of the third quarter captain Amritpal Singh scored 8 points to put serious pressure on China. India kept their nerve and opened a six-point gap at the end of the third quarter, to lead 51-45 as the match headed into the final quarter.?By this time two of its big three of Amjyot Singh and Amritpal were on four fouls each, but the coach decided to keep them playing. With both playing a seemingly passive game to avoid getting fouled out, Indias bench stepped up to hold on to the lead throughout the quarter.?The last quarter was the most tightly contested, with both teams registering 19 points each. The highlight of the quarter was when?Amritpal stripped his Chinese centre off the ball, and threw down a dunk to get India back up by 6 pts with 7:50 left in the game. With five minutes left and the score reading 60-51 Indias bench made sure they closed out the game to rack up a famous victory.?Overall it was a team effort and they played as well as they did at the practice sessions at NITTE Campus. We worked on defence and this gave my boys more confidence on offense. Our strategy was to pressure the ball man and not let the first receiver receive the pass easily, Head Coach Sat Prakash Yadav said after the game.?This is 53rd-ranked Indias second win over China in two years. In July 2014 they had beaten China 65-58 in the FIBA Asia Cup group stages in Wuhan. India and China had last played each other in October 2015 at the Asian Championships quarter-final playoffs; China had won 104-58.India are now fourth in the six-team Group E, with six points from four matches. Earlier in the tournament, India had beaten the Philippines 91-83, before losing 90-66 to Chinese Taipei. They began their second round with a 121-65 defeat at the hands of Jordan on Monday.But with their points from the first round carried forward, India should now be able to qualify for the quarterfinals if they beat Kazakhstan in their final league match on Wednesday.The top five nations at the FIBA Asia Challenge will earn an extra berth for their respective sub-confederations for the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup -- a tournament that will host teams from both Asia and Oceania for the first time, and also serve as a qualifier for the FIBA World Cup to be hosted by China in 2019. Fred Lynn Jersey . Robredo, ranked No. 16, bounced back from an upset loss to Leonardo Mayer in the second round of the Royal Guard Open in Chile last week to down Carreno Busta in 1 hour, 25 minutes. On a day filled mostly with qualifying matches, fifth-seeded Marcel Granollers of Spain also entered the second with a 7-5, 3-6, 6-2 win over Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia, while Guido Pella of Argentina defeated Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain 7-6 (6), 6-4 to advance. Red Sox Jerseys For Sale . Rinne played two periods in his first game since left hip surgery in early May. Gabriel Bourque scored 3:07 into the second period and Austin Watson tallied 5:15 later for Nashville. . A big centre with all the tools to be an elite player, Johansen paced the Blue Jackets with a standout game Saturday night. He had a goal and two assists for a career-high three points as Columbus beat the New York Islanders 5-2 to snap a five-game losing streak. BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU waited weeks to allow offensive coordinator candidate Lane Kiffin to test the head-coaching market. But Tigers coach Ed Orgeron wasted no time once he learned Kiffin would not join his staff.LSU announced Wednesday that Orgeron has hired Pittsburgh offensive coordinator Matt Canada two days after Kiffin accepted a position as head coach at Florida Atlantic.The appeal for me is this is LSU. Thats the appeal, Canada said Wednesday. This is the greatest program in the country. I got a call from Coach O to come to LSU. Thats the appeal.Canada, 44, does not have the same national name recognition as Kiffin, who has served as a head coach in the NFL and at both Southern California and Tennessee. However, Canadas Pittsburgh offense has been every bit as productive this season as the one Kiffin fielded at top-ranked Alabama.Hes done a great job of coaching quarterbacks whether it be in a spread offense or whether it be in a pro-style offense, whether the quarterbacks running the ball or throwing the ball, Orgeron said. The guy knows what hes doing. Were very fortunate to have in my opinion and, in the opinion across the country, two of the top coordinators at LSU in Matt Canada and Dave Aranda.Canada was the only one of the five finalists for this seasons Broyles Award -- the annual honor that goes to college footballs top assistant coach -- who worked on the offensive side of the ball.At LSU, he will inherit an offense with some impressive pieces but with a long tradition of underperforming its talent -- especially at quarterback, Canadas position group. The Tigers rank 60th nationally in total offense (425.7 yards per game) and 67th in scoring offense (28.3 points per game) this season, well behind the numbers Canadas offense posted in the ACC (447.5 YPG and 42.3 PPG).The Panthers scored 76 points in the season finale against Syracuse. Pitt also beat Big Ten champion Penn State 42-39 and second-ranked Clemson 43-42. The 8-4 Panthers earned a trip to the Pinstripe Bowl, and Canada will remain with the team for that game.?This has been professionally and personally the best and the hardest year of my life, said Canada, who was fired by NC State at the end of the 2015 season. What happened there is irrelevant. Ive answered the question [saying] I was surprised. I didnt see it coming. We were third in the league in scoring. But people make changes and Im very, very fortunate that change was made there because Im standing here talking to you right now.Canada replaces Steve Ensminger, who took over playcalling duties when Les Miles was fired and Orgeron was named interim coach in September. The interim tag has subsequently been taken off his title.Orgerons stated goal is to transform the unimaginative run-heavy scheme that LSU employed under Miles into a spread-based scheme that utilizes a dual-threat quarterback. Canada has proved himself adept at coaching such a system over the past decade, having served as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at five schools (Pitt, NC State, Wisconsin, Northern Illinois and Indiana) during that time.I was going to wait. Im telling you, I was not going to get in a hurryy, Orgeron said of the hire. Brock Holt Jersey. I was going to bring the best guy that I thought for LSU, and I just felt that he was the best guy.Orgeron said he talks to Kiffin every day and said that there was no hard feelings about his friend taking the FAU job.Never, Orgeron said. He wanted a head job. He got one. Im happy for him.Although Canada did not have a dual-threat quarterback in each of those seasons, his offenses generally relied on quarterbacks who could make things happen with their feet. His quarterbacks averaged 392.2 rushing yards per season over the past decade -- Northern Illinois Chandler Harnish was the best of the bunch with 1,379 rushing yards in 2011 -- a stark contrast from the approach Miles offenses took at quarterback over his 11-plus seasons at LSU. The Tigers had just one quarterback -- Jordan Jefferson with 450 yards in 2010 -- rush for at least 300 yards in a season under Miles.LSU starter Danny Etling has just 44 rushing yards this season, though the Purdue transfer is more of a pocket passer than a running threat. The other quarterbacks on LSUs roster -- Brandon Harris, Justin McMillan and Lindsey Scott -- were all dual-threat prospects in high school, and Orgerons staff might also attempt to persuade 2017 dual-threat prospect Lowell Narcisse to rejoin LSUs recruiting class after he recently wavered on his commitment.Canada did some of his best work this season in developing Tennessee transfer Nathan Peterman at Pittsburgh. Peterman sits 10th nationally in Total Quarterback Rating with an 81.8 opponent-adjusted score, the highest of any Canada-coached quarterback over the past decade. Peterman is the triggerman for a Panthers offense that has already broken the school record for points in a season (508), having scored at least 28 points in all 12 games.Will that translate at LSU? Its certainly no guarantee. Canada butted heads with head coach Bret Bielema in 2012, his one season at Wisconsin, and was fired at NC State in 2015 after three seasons there.But hes never worked with the level of talent that he will have at his disposal at LSU -- a collection of players that will include 1,249-yard rusher Derrius Guice, four offensive linemen with starting experience and potentially two of the Tigers top three wideouts. Leading receiver Malachi Dupre (34 catches for 454 yards) has not yet announced whether he plans to return for his senior season, but speedster D.J. Chark (24-419) should be back after a breakthrough 2016.Perhaps Canada will not be able to overhaul LSUs offensive scheme overnight, but he has a record of successfully using the spread principles that Orgeron desires. Canada will face immediate scrutiny, however, as LSUs offense has frustrated its fans for years because of potential that often went untapped.If he can direct anywhere near the offensive turnaround that he led in one season at Pitt, when the Panthers jumped from 68th to 10th in scoring offense, most Tigers fans will forget that Canada was a fallback option once Orgerons Kiffin plans fell through. Wholesale Authentic JerseysWholesale NFL JerseysCheap NFL Jerseys AuthenticCheap Jerseys 2018Cheap Nike NFL JerseysWholesale Jerseys 2020Jerseys From China ' ' '