Next for Smart Gilas 2 – FIBA Asia Cup
2012 FIBA Asia Cup (former Stankovic Cup)
Qualifier for 2013 FIBA Asia Championship
September 14-22, 2012
Group A: China, Lebanon, Macau, Philippines, Uzbekistan
Group B: Chinese-Taipei, Iran, Japan, Qatar, India
FIBA Asia Cup 2012 Smart Gilas 2 Roster: TBA
About 4th FIBA Asia Cup (From http://tokyo2012.fibaasia.net)
-The 4th FIBA Asia Stankovic Cup is the qualifying event for the 27th FIBA Asia Championship in 2013, which in turn will be the qualifying event for 2014 FIBA World Cup to be held in Spain.
-The winner of the 4th FIBA Asia Cup will automatically qualify for the 27th FIBA Asia Championship in 2013.
-The top four teams at the 4th FIBA Asia Cup will earn additional berths for their respective FIBA Asia sub zones.
System of Competition
1. Preliminary Round
The ten (10) participating teams will be divided into two (2) groups (A and B) of five (5) teams each. Each team shall play all the other teams within its own group.
The four (4) best-placed teams from each group will play in the Final Round; the two (2) teams placed 5th in the two (2) groups will play in the Classification Round.
9th place play-off: A5 vs B5 (9th and 10th)
Game 1 (QF1): B4 vs A1
Game 2 (QF2): A4 vs B1
Game 3 (QF3): B3 vs A2
Game 4 (QF4): A3 vs B2
Classification Round (5 – 8 Placings):
Game 5: Loser 1 vs Loser 4
Game 6: Loser 2 vs Loser 3
Final Round (1 – 4 Placings):
Game 7 (SF1): Winner 1 vs Winner 4
Game 8 (SF2): Winner 2 vs Winner 3
Game 9 (7th place play-off): Loser 5 vs Loser 6
Game 10 (5th place play-off): Winner 5 vs Winner 6
Game 11 (Bronze medal game): Loser 7 vs Loser 8
Game 12 (Gold medal game): Winner 7 vs Winner 8
Note: The actual Game Nos. from Quarter-Finals onwards will vary according to the tournament schedule