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Jordan defeats Philippines in Semis

2011 FIBA Asia Championship Semifinals
Smart Gilas Pilipinas vs Jordan
Wuhan, China
Jordan defeats Philippines, 75-61

Game Highlights:
– Jordan goes to the finals of the FIBA Asia Championship
– Philippines will still have a game tomorrow against the loser of China vs Korea and more importantly a slot in the FIBA Olympic Qualifier for the 2nd and 3rd place finisher
– Marcus Douthit scored 21 points and 15 rebounds but was guarded well by Jordan
– Only JV Casio as the other Smart Gilas player in double figures with 15 points
– Only 13% from three-point range (3/23)
– Smart Gilas missed a couple of easy shots and Jordan had a great defensive game
– Philippines committed 29 fouls and was in penalty early for most of the game
– Japeth Aguilar and Mac Baracael did not play this game

Game Scores:
Philippines 61 – Douthit 21, Casio 15, de Ocampo 8, Williams 6, Lutz 4, Barroca 4, Lassiter 2, Alapag 1

Quarters: 12-18, 27-28, 49-41, 75-61