FIBA Asia schedule 2013: Qatar faces Philippines as second round continues Tuesday

The quest for qualification to the 2014 FIBA World Cup continues Tuesday in Manila.

The round-robin action of Round 2 at the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship continues Tuesday with a full slate of games. All 12 teams remaining in the tournament will take the court looking to qualify for the final round, which takes place Aug. 9-11.

Highlighting Tuesday’s schedule will be a matchup between the hosting Philippines and Qatar, one of three remaining unbeaten teams in the event. The game won’t feature any current NBA players, but former Wizards forward Jarvis Hayes powers the Qatar team with his quality shooting.

Following the final set of round-robin games Wednesday, eight teams will advance to the final round in Manila. The final three teams in the tournament will qualify for the 2014 FIBA World Cup and a subsequent shot at qualifying for the 2016 Olympic tournament.

Here’s the full schedule for the action through Tuesday, all in Eastern time:

9:30 p.m. (Monday) — Jordan (0-3) vs. Hong Kong (0-3)
11:45 p.m. — Bahrain (2-1) vs. Iran (4-0)
2:00 a.m. (Tuesday) — Japan (1-2) vs. Chinese Taipei (4-0)
4:45 a.m. — China (2-2) vs. India (1-3)
7:30 a.m. — Philippines (3-1) vs. Qatar (3-0)
9:30 a.m. — Kazakhstan (3-1) vs. Korea (2-1)

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