Gilas Pilipinas beat Qatar to sweep the 1st round

Matthew Wright

Matthew Wright scored 25 points (7/12 from the three-point line) as Gilas Pilipinas defeated Qata, 80-74 in the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup in Beirut, Lebanon.

Carl Bryan Cruz played well again with 13 markers. All around game by Gabe Norwood with 10 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 blocks. Terrence Romeo with 10 points

Christian Standhardinger did not play to rest his stiff neck and shoulder.

Philippines swept the Group Phase with a 3-0 record and will face either Japan or South Korea in the Quarterfinals

Game Scores:
Philippines 80 – Wright 25, Cruz 13, Norwood 10, Romeo 10, Castro 6, Pogoy 5, Almazan 4, Aguilar 3, Abueva 2, Jalalon 2.

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One Response to Gilas Pilipinas beat Qatar to sweep the 1st round

  1. Butsok says:

    Wright is RP’s Steph Curry

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