FIBA Asia 2013: Gilas Pilipinas defeats Qatar


2013 FIBA Asia Championship Second Round
Philippines defeats Qatar, 80-70
August 6, 2013 – Mall of Asia Arena

Game Highlights:
-Marcus Douthit led Gilas Pilipinas with 19 points along with 14 rebounds and 4 assists but had a knee injury in the 3rd quarter but still came back in the 4th quarter when Qatar cut the big lead
-Japeth Aguilar had a big game with 14 points and 7 rebounds
-Great defense by Gabe Norwood over Jarvis Hayes who led Qatar with 17 points but was only 7/17 from the field
-Jeff Chan was 3/5 from three-point range
-Jason Castro William and LA Tenorio both had 7 points
-7 players with 5 or more points
-Philippines with the edge in rebounding, 53-41
-Game tomorrow vs Hong Kong, 8:30pm at MOA Arena

Game Scores:
Philippines 80 – Douthit 19, Aguilar 14, Chan 12, Tenorio 7, William 7, Alapag 5, David 5, De Ocampo 4, Norwood 3, Fonacier 2, Pingris 2, Fajardo 0.

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