Philippines ends Fiba 3x3 World Cup campaign with rout of Russia | Inquirer Sports

Philippines ends Fiba 3×3 World Cup campaign with rout of Russia

By: - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ
/ 08:11 PM June 11, 2018

Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

BOCAUE, Bulacan — The Philippines ended its campaign on a winning note after dominating Russia, 19-12, in the Fiba 3×3 World Cup Monday night at Philippine Arena.

The Filipinos got going early and never looked back to finish the tournament with a 2-2 record.

Gilas bounced back from an earlier 20-19 defeat to Canada that booted the Filipinos out of contention.

FEATURED STORIES

Stanley Pringle redeemed himself with a dazzling performance against the Russians after having a subpar outing in the loss to the Canadians.

Troy Rosario also gave the Philippines a big lift as he caught fire behind-the-arc. He nailed three consecutive long balls to put the game away, 14-3, with under four minutes left.

Canada, which went 4-0 in the group stage, and Mongolia (3-1) secured the quarterfinal slots in Pool C.

Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

TAGS: Christian Standhardinger, Fiba 3x3 World Cup, Philippines, Roger Pogoy, Russia, Stanley Pringle, Troy Rosario

© Copyright 1997-2024 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.