Wang Haimei pocketed 27 points for Zhejiang as a substitute and guard Wang Jiaqi laid on 15 assists.
Ji moved to Zhejiang in 2006 before becoming WCBA's top-scorer and then led Henan to advance to the finals.
"With the experience I have acquired, I feel like a more complete player who can contribute to the team in whichever situation," he told a virtual press conference.
The record was Jepchirchir's second global half marathon record, having clocked 1:05:06 in a mixed gender race at Ras Al Khaimah in 2017, a record which stood for just two months before her compatriot Jepkosgei took over.
The event will have three programs on the card: 1000m and 10,000m races for women and a 5,000m race for men.
"We did a good job to stop their points from the paint, and this brought us an advantage in this match," said Shanghai coach Milos Paden, who revealed that injured guard Peng Szu-Chin will miss the first stage matches of the regular season. Enditem
Many people believe freestyle football is all about the performance, yet Wang believes practicing freestyle football can help improve ball handling skills for real games. She is also trying to design freestyle football training programs for her students.
Having been beaten 3-0 by Mali on Friday, Ghana manager Charles Kwabena Akonnor made five changes to his starting 11.
Shao, captain of China's national team, first stood out to convert two fast break baskets in a row. Sichuan showed its depth with substitutes on the court, compiling a 10-point advantage after the first quarter expired.
The 28-year-old, who joined the Bundesliga club last month from Atletico Madrid, is expected to miss at least six months.
Meanwhile, Angel Romero and Andre Carrillo each scored braces as Paraguay and Peru drew 2-2 in Asuncion.