Philippines defeats Syria

22nd FIBA-Asia Champions Cup
Smart Gilas Pilipinas vs Al Jala’a of Syria
June 3, 2011
Philippines defeats Syria, 85-80

Game Highlights:
– Douthit and Casio led Smart Gilas in the 4th quarter to advance to the semifinals against Iran
– Marcus Douthit led Smart Gilas in scoring with 26 points, 12 rebounds, 3 blocks and 2 steals
– JV Casio had a great game scoring 22 points and dishing out 9 assists (4/9 from 3-point range)
– Japeth Aguilar almost had a double-double with 12 points and 9 rebounds
– Mac Baracael scored all of his 6 points in the 4th quarter
– Biggest lead of Syria was 15 points
– Former NBA Player Samaki Walker led Syria with 25 points and 8 rebounds

Game Scores:
Philippines 85
– Douthit 26, Casio 22, Aguilar 12, Baracael 6, Lutz 6, Hontiveros 5, Tiu 5, Lassiter 2, Taulava 1, Barroca 0.

Syria 80 – Walker 25, Madanly 17, Miller 13, Deeb 11, Papazian 7, Yaqqub 4, Gorges 2, Haj Ishak 1, Yakoub 0.





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