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‘Played 18 minutes, scored 13 points’ KU’s Seok Jun-hwi on his first game in the College League

“Being the youngest, I will help my older brothers more”

Korea University defeated Hanyang University 81-51 in the opening game of the 2024 KUSF University Basketball U-League at Hwajung Gymnasium on Nov. 19.

Despite making his debut in the game, Seok Jun-hwi started and played 18 minutes. In addition to his solid numbers of 13 points, four rebounds, and three assists, 스포츠토토 his energy level on the floor was unbelievable for a freshman.

“It’s definitely a different atmosphere because there are a lot of fans,” he said after the game. It’s my first time playing in a college league, and I found out this morning that I’ll be starting. I’ve been starting a lot in practice, but I didn’t expect to start in a game like this. It was my first time, so there was a lot of pressure and I was a little nervous, but I think I did well.”

Seok Jun-hwi showed a lot of activity in the offense. His accuracy was also high. He shot 75 percent from two-point range, 67 percent from three-point range, and made all three of his fastbreak attempts. It was an uncharacteristic performance for a freshman.

“Before the game, Coach told me to do what I’ve been doing, which is to make a lot of confident fast break plays and a lot of aggressive plays, and I just did a good job of that. I think it was a lot of faith from my brothers, my coaches, and my manager, but also my own confidence,” he said.

“In high school, I was criticized for my poor shooting percentage. Since I came to university and practiced a lot, I now have a good feel and balance. I think I’ve been able to maintain that.”

“I’m not arrogant because I did a little better today, but I’m going to work harder in the future. Being the youngest, I will help my older brothers more. I want to lead the game, and I want to reduce my misses and be a contributing player to the team.”

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