PBA D-League: Marinerong Pilipino stays on pace for playoff spot, routs Perpetual
MANILA, Philippines-Marinerong Pilipino kept its bid for the last playoff spot alive after turning back University of Perpetual Help, 90-76, in the 2019 PBA D-League Tuesday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.
Gab Banal and Santi Santillan carried much of the load as the two each notched a 20-point double-double for the Skippers.
Banal finished with 27 points and 12 rebounds while Santillan posted 21 points and 17 rebounds as Marinerong Pilipino improved to 5-4 in the Foundation Cup group.
“The management told us that we just have to win our remaining games and we’re happy that we did,” said Marinerong Pilipino coach Yong Garcia after his squad wrapped up its campaign in the elimination round.
Marinerong Pilipino advances to the playoffs if Centro Escolar University beats Far Eastern University next week.
Edgar Charcos collected 19 points, five assists, four rebounds, and two steals for the Altas (2-6).