Batang Gilas lost to Chinese-Taipei in opening game

Batang Gilas vs Chinese-Taipei

Batang Gilas lost to Chinese-Taipei, 88-74 in their opening game of the 2016 FIBA Asia U18 Championship in Tehran Iran. Jonas Tibayan led Philippines with 15 points and 6 rebounds.

Chinese-Taipei held Batang Gilas to only 11 points in the 2nd quarter as they led at the half by 20, 49-29. Philippines tried to comeback in the 4th quarter scoring 29 points but still fell short. Batang Gilas committed 24 turnovers.

Rendell Joseph Lee and John Vincent Gallego with 9 points each. John Bryle Bahio with 8 points and 8 rebounds. Joshua Sinclair contributed 6 points and 9 rebounds. Jolo Mendoza with 7 points but was 0/3 from 3.

Kuo-Hao Kao and Sheng-Ju Ting led Chinese-Taipei with 16 points each.

View Batang Gilas Schedule for FIBA Asia U18

Philippines 74 – Tibayan 15, Gallego 9, Lee 9, Bahio 8, Mendoza 7, Yu 7, Sinclair 6, Flores 3, Madrigal 3, Mamuyac 3, Carino 2, Pagsanjan 2.

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