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Philippines upsets Netherlands at buzzer, boosts playoff chances in Fiba 3×3 U18 World Cup

By: - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ
/ 07:46 PM June 05, 2019
Philippines 2019 Fiba 3x3 Under-18 World Cup

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MANILA, Philippines—Camille Clarin played hero and the Philippines took down sixth-seed Netherlands, 10-9, at the buzzer in the 2019 Fiba 3×3 Under-18 World Cup Wednesday at Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

Clarin had the presence of mind to follow her shot, grab her own miss and quickly release the ball before time expired.

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Gilas Pilipinas girls boosted their chances of advancing to the knockout quarterfinals after improving to 2-1 heading into their final game in Pool C.

Ella Fajardo also came up big for the Philippines after she tied the game at 9 with a free throw with 29.9 ticks to go.

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Fajardo finished with six points while Clarin added three.

The Philippines shoots for a playoff spot against Czech Republic at 8:20 p.m.

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