No. 5 Shinhan Bank defeats Woori Bank in overtime in women's basketball upset
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No. 5 Shinhan Bank defeats Woori Bank in overtime in women's basketball upset

Women's professional basketball's Incheon Shinhan Bank showed its determination to advance to the quarterfinal playoffs.

Incheon Shinhan Bank Esbud won 79-76 against Asan Woori Bank Woori WON in the regular season of the Woori Bank Woori WON 2023-2024 Women's Professional Basketball League on Sunday at Incheon Dowon Gymnasium.

Kim Sonia led the offense with 21 points and nine rebounds, while Kang Gye-ri (14 points) had a big game in overtime to seal the win.

Shinhan Bank improved to 6-15 and is in fifth place, 1.5 games behind fourth-place Bucheon Hana OneQ (7-13).

Woori Bank was unable to pull out the win despite a career-high 40 points from Kim Danby. With the win, Woori improved to 17-4 and extended its lead over first-place Cheongju KB (19-2) to two games.

Woori Bank, which led 35-30 at halftime with Kim Dan-bi scoring 14 points and Na Yoon-jung adding 12, faced a fightback from Shinhan Bank in the third quarter.

Kim Sonia's three-pointer sparked the comeback, and Shinhan Bank made it 41-40 with 6:54 left in the third quarter on a fastbreak layup following a steal by Kim Jin-young.

The game remained close until the end of the fourth quarter, when Kim Dan-bi and Kim Sonia exchanged blistering shots.

Kim tied the game at 66-66 with 27 seconds left in regulation when she scored under the basket following an offensive rebound.

On Shinhan Bank's ensuing offense, Lee Da-yeon drove to the basket and was called for a shooting foul, resulting in two free throws with 4.7 seconds left.

Lee missed both free throws, sending the game 바카라사이트 into overtime.

The overtime period belonged to Kang Gye-ri. She opened the game with a three-pointer and then hit a mid-range shot to make it 77-74 with 46 seconds left in regulation.

Woori Bank responded with a foul play, but Shinhan secured the win with one free throw each from Kang Gyery and Kim Sonia.

Woori Bank tried to tie the game with a three-pointer in the final possession, but a turnover by Choi Yi-sam ended the game.