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RR Pogoy lifts TNT over Magnolia in OT

By: - Reporter / @MusongINQ
/ 09:20 PM February 03, 2019
Roger Pogoy TNT

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RR Pogoy hit five straight points late on Sunday night and keyed an 80-75 overtime victory by TNT KaTropa over a debuting Magnolia in the PBA Philippine Cup eliminations at Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay.

Pogoy first hit a triple that snapped the game’s last tie at 74, before drilling a gorgeous turnaround jumper with 29.9 ticks remaining as the Texters climbed back to .500 after winning their third game in six starts.

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Pogoy finished with 26 points, with Jason Castro chipping in 24.

Troy Rosario sent the game into extension after hitting a short stab courtesy of a Jayson Castro assist for 72-all with 2.1 seconds remaining.

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Ryan Reyes almost won it in regulation for the Texters after nearly converting on a heave from about 75 feet.

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