Watch Gilas Pilipinas vs Qatar replay video. Philippines and Qatar faced off Sunday night, August 13, to end Group B phase matchups of FIBA Asia Cup 2017 at Nouhad Nawfal Stadium, Zouk Mikael, Lebanon.
Philippines battled their last play in Group B preliminary games of the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup after beating Iraq 84-68 on Friday.
The Team Philippines were placed under early pressure but fought back to gain a foothold and eventually dominate the play in what was a demanding test of their credentials as unbeaten to become victorious in the first quarter.
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Gilas Pilipinas progressed to the second quarter with a dominant 16-11 scores with Carl Bryan Cruz 13 points, 5 rebounds from Calvin Abueva, and 4 assists from Matthew Wright.
But the Qatar nationals staged a surprise in the third and fourth quarters after recording a total of 47 points against the Philippines’ 39, but their hard earned points were not enough to even Gilas Pilipinas’ earned point margin of 24 in the first two quarters.
The sharpshooter Wright finished with 25 points, two assists and a steal while Cruz added 13 markers.
Norwood and Romeo contributed 10 apiece to sweep the group phase of the tournament.
Pint-sized Mansour Elhadary gave 23 markers, 6 dishes and 3 boards in a losing effort for Qatar.
Philippines (80) – Wright 25, Cruz 13, Romeo 10, Norwood 10, William 6, Pogoy 5, Almazan 4, Aguilar 3, Jalalon 2, Fajardo 0, Standhardinger 0
Qatar (74) – Elhadary 23, Saad 18, Erfan 9, Abdelhaleem 8, Mohamed 6, Al-Muftah 6, Mohamed 6, Mohmmed 4, Al-Darwish 0, Salem 0, Abdelkawy, 0, Al-Rayes 0
Quarter scores: 25-16, 41-27, 59-47, 80-74
Philippines vs Qatar Replay Video, Highlights (August 13, 2017)
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