2016 FIBA Asia Challenge qualification

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Qualifying for the 2016 FIBA Asia Challenge is currently being held to determine the eight teams that will participate in the 2016 FIBA Asia Challenge, aside from the host team Iran and 2015 FIBA Asia Championship winners China. Qualification is via FIBA Asia zone, with each zone having an automatic one berth, plus additional berths from the teams' zones of the second and third runners-up in the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship.

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Central AsiaEdit

East AsiaEdit

Persian GulfEdit

South AsiaEdit

The 2016 South Asian Basketball Championship in Bengaluru, India determined South Asia's lone qualifier.

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   India (C) 3 3 0 272 128 +144 6 Qualification to 2016 FIBA Asia Challenge
2   Maldives 3 1 2 162 208 −46 4[a]
3     Nepal 3 1 2 186 208 −22 4[b]
4   Bangladesh 3 1 2 158 234 −76 4[c]
Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: (1) Tournament points, (2) Head-to-head tournament points, (3) Head-to-head goal average, (4) Overall goal average, (5) Drawing of lots
(C) Champion.
Notes:
  1. ^ 1–1 head-to-head, 1.08 goal average vs. Nepal and Bangladesh
  2. ^ 1–1 head-to-head, 1.05 goal average vs. Bangladesh and Maldives
  3. ^ 1–1 head-to-head, 0.88 goal average vs. Nepal and Maldives

Southeast AsiaEdit

The 2016 Southeast Asian Basketball Association Cup in Bangkok, Thailand determined Southeast Asia's two qualifiers.[1]

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Philippines (C) 4 4 0 338 260 +78 8 Advance to the finals and to the
2016 FIBA Asia Challenge
2   Thailand 4 3 1 319 204 +115 7
3   Singapore 4 2 2 210 256 −46 6 Advance to the third place battle
4   Malaysia 4 1 3 279 303 −24 5
5   Indonesia 4 0 4 185 308 −123 4 Eliminated
Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: (1) Tournament points, (2) Head-to-head tournament points, (3) Head-to-head goal average, (4) Overall goal average, (5) Drawing of lots
(C) Champion.


Hosts Thailand and the Philippines already clinched the SEABA spots due to their top two placings with one more round to go. The Philippines won their second tournament title by defeating the hosts Thailand in the championship match, 97−80.

West AsiaEdit

The 2016 West Asian Basketball Association Championship in Amman, Jordan will determine West Asia's two qualifiers. Iran automatically qualified whether or not they win the tournament by virtue of being the host of the main tournament.[2] Nevertheless, they still reigned over the sub-zone tournament by sweeping their opponents.[3]

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Iran (C) 4 4 0 329 272 +57 8 Qualified as the hosts of 2016 FIBA Asia Challenge
2   Jordan 4 3 1 328 310 +18 7 Qualification to 2016 FIBA Asia Challenge
3   Iraq 4 2 2 311 302 +9 6
4   Lebanon 4 1 3 334 331 +3 5 Eliminated
5   Syria 4 0 4 266 353 −87 4
Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: (1) Tournament points, (2) Head-to-head tournament points, (3) Head-to-head goal average, (4) Overall goal average, (5) Drawing of lots
(C) Champion.
May 30
Iran   81–75   Lebanon
May 30
Jordan   86–63   Syria
May 31
Syria   63–93   Iran
May 31
Iraq   80–84   Jordan
June 1
Lebanon   90–79   Syria
June 1
Iran   70–59   Iraq
June 2
Iraq   88–87   Lebanon
June 2
Iran   85–75   Jordan
June 3
Lebanon   82–83   Jordan
June 3
Iraq   84–61   Syria

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nash Racela expects tougher challenge from Thailand for Gilas cadets in Seaba Cup". Spin.ph. 14 May 2016. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Saba appointed Lebanon head coach". FIBA Asia. 13 May 2016. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Flawless Iran crowned WABA Champions". FIBA Asia. 4 June 2016. Retrieved 5 June 2016.