Makoto Hiejima earns playoff MVP honors after scoring a game-best 24 points in the Brex’s title-clinching win.
Utsunomiya outscored Ryukyu 26-5 in the final period, turning a close game into a rout.
Ryukyu is making its first appearance in the circuit’s championship series, while Utsunomiya is back for the third time in six years.
Ryukyu ended Shimane’s title hopes on the final play of their semifinal series, and Utsunomiya swept Kawasaki in the other series.
The Brave Thunders rout the Alvark Tokyo for their fifth straight victory heading into the final weekend of the regular season.
After collecting five medals at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics, the Japan delegation captain puts herself on course to replicate that sterling achievement on the ski...
Ignited by a dynamic defense and a consistent offense, the Okinawa club is playing at a championship-caliber level.
For Ryukyu, a 14-0 scoring run to open the fourth quarter sparked a spirited comeback against Tokyo at Okinawa Arena.