The Belgium women’s national basketball team beat Puerto Rico on Friday morning (Japanese time) in Tokyo, 87-52.
This game was a rout from the start as the Belgian Cats held the Puerto Ricans to 25 percent shooting with a 43-24 halftime lead. Washington Mystics forward Emma Meesseman wasn’t the super dominant scoring force in the beginning she was in their first game against Australia, because she didn’t have to.
Instead, it was Hanne Mestdagh who scored 12 of her 18 points in those first 20 minutes. Still, Meesseman finished the day with 26 points, 15 rebound and 6 assists.