Japan women's team were able to somewhat limit red hot Kimberley Pierre-Louis as they survived a major scare from Indonesia before shutting down Singapore with a defensive masterclass to silence the passionate home fans.
You want a new 3x3 star? Stand up Jesse Wagstaff, who impressed during his 3x3 debut at the FIBA 3x3 Manila Masters and took his game to new a level in his international showcasing.
The 6ft. 8in (2.03m) bucket-getter took matters into his own hands against rival New Zealand as he was unconscious mixing twos with aggressive drives to the rim. He finished with 14 points to match New Zealand's tally all by himself!
Wagstaff's incredible haul was remarkably overtaken by a superhuman performance from Kimberley Pierre-Louis, who scored an insane 16 points to lift Indonesia's women past inspired host Singapore and into the quarter-finals.
The athletic 6ft. (1.83m) player feasted in the paint and played bully ball against the smaller Singaporeans to finish with 16 points and 9 rebounds to outscore to host on her own.
There's good reason why her nickname is 'Buckets'.
Turkmenistan were spectacular in qualification but struggled first up against Chinese Taipei.
So it was do or die against Sri Lanka and favorite Turkmenistan appeared to be finding their best but couldn't pull ahead.
Sri Lanka kept fighting as scores were deadlocked in the final minute. They found inspiration through Anjalee Ekanayake, who produced a tough layup as Sri Lanka held on and celebrated memorably.
The Asia Cup continues on Day 4 with men's and women's Pool A and C play.
Pool A: Mongolia, India, Korea Pool B: New Zealand, Qatar, Australia Pool C: Singapore, Philippines, China Pool D: Japan, Chinese Taipei, Uzbekistan
Pool A: Mongolia, Uzbekistan, Thailand Pool B: Japan, Indonesia, Singapore Pool C: China, Australia, New Zealand Pool D: Chinese Taipei, Turkmenistan, Sri Lanka