On the Henan side, 2020 top draft pick Fang Min contributed 17 points, eight rebounds and seven assists in her WCBA debut. Zhang added 16 points.
Trencin entered the new season with a triumph thanks to a strong second period, scoring four goals and breaking its opponent Detva in the process.
Dong was a lethal weapon on offensive end, scoring 12 points down the stretch as Zhejiang rode on a 14-0 spurt to race ahead 46-27 midway through the second quarter.
"We are an experienced team and know that we can do well without very important players," Gareca told reporters. "We have to be mentally prepared and make sure we are focused from the very first minute of the first match."
"I can't get to sleep last night because I was so excited," The 43-year-old swimming fanatic said. "And I was not the only one - every one of our online group was awake late at night, cheering each other up for today's event."
Following is the Colombia squad:
German media accused Bayern of having made panic acquisitions while under time pressure to find suitable deals.
BOGOTA, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- Colombia manager Carlos Queiroz said Tuesday that the return to form of James Rodriguez could not come at a better time as the Cafeteros prepare for their opening 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Venezuela and Chile.
Also absent will be representatives from Oriente Petrolero, due to bickering between club officials and the Bolivian Football Federation (FBF).
"It's not easy for us to return to court. I always want to say thanks to all medical staff across the country for giving us a safe environment to play. We appreciate it a lot," Wu said.
Wuhan got rolling midway through the first quarter, going on a 9-0 run to move ahead and setting up a 23-12 advantage as the quarter time ran out.