Shanxi and Henan played out a close game, although Shanxi ultimately won 76-70. Shanxi led the game by 9 points after the first half, but Henan did very well to surpass Shanxi in the third quarter.
Association president Fritz Keller demanded a series of victories to collect points helping to avoid relegation "as we can't afford to go down to a lower group."
Guo Zixuan, who had joined Hebei from Shanxi during the offseason, finished with a game-high 26 points. Zhang Yaqi and Chen Jinting bagged 17 and 14 points respectively.
After Shaanxi narrowed the gap to five points, Wuhan pulled away as four players connected on 3-pointers in a row, and led 40-35 at halftime.
He will also miss the first four Champions League group matches in which Real Madrid line up against Inter Milan, Shakhtar Donetsk and Borussia Monchengladbach following Thursday's draw.
"The match today I think we both play really well and a really great match. She played unbelievably good," said Zhang, who defeated Burel 6-3, 7-6(3) in the Strasbourg Open before coming to Paris.
Getafe went top of the table with that win and Jose Bordalas' men now visit Real Sociedad, whose defeat to Valencia served to confirm that they are missing the support of their home fans. The side from San Sebastian has won just one and lost four of the eight home matches since football returned to Spain in empty stadiums in the middle of June, and on Saturday it will be without the injured Adnan Januzaj.
Although only ranked No. 357 in the world, the 19-year-old Burel has proved herself in junior competitions as the Rennes-born rising star reached two Grand Slam Junior finals and won the silver medal at the Youth Olympic Games in 2018, when she became the junior world No. 1.
The South American zone World Cup qualifiers had originally been scheduled to begin in late March but were suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic. Enditem
Ben Chilwell's Chelsea debut could hardly have gone better as he scored the first goal of the game on 50 minutes before giving an assist for Kurt Zouma to score Chelsea's second of their 4-0 win at home to Crystal Palace 16 minutes later.
The ban will take effect immediately. Hence, Persepolis will miss Alkasir in the crucial AFC Champions League semifinal against Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia on Saturday. Enditem