Philippines upsets Netherlands at buzzer, boosts playoff chances in Fiba 3x3 U18 World Cup | Inquirer Sports

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.

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.

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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