Gilas Pilipinas 5.0 suffers defeat against India in FIBA Asia Challenge Cup opener

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Gilas Pilipinas 5.0 suffered a 91-83 defeat against India in FIBA Asia Challenge Cup opener in Tehran, Iran.

Mac Belo led the Gilas Pilipinas with 21 points and five rebounds. Ed Daquioag contributed 15 points, seven boards, and three assists while Russel Escoto had 11 points. Mike Tolomia and Carl Bryan Cruz added 10 and 8 points respectively.

India was led by Amjyot Singh with 24 points on 7-of-12 shooting from the field and 9-of-9 in the foul lineup,18 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal and 1 block. Vishesh Bhriguvanshi contributed 20 points while Amritpal Singh and Yadwinder Singh added 16 and 15 points respectively.

Gilas Pilipinas will next face Asian rival Chinese Taipei on September 11 at 7:45pm PH Time.

 

The Scores:

Philippines 83 – Belo 21, Daquioag 15, Escoto 11, Tolomia 10, Cruz 8, Pogoy 7, Perez 6, Ferrer 3, Gotladera 2, Pessumal 0, Van Opstal 0, Javier 0

India 91 – Singh A. 24, Bhriguvanshi 20, Singh A. 16, Singh T. 15, Sivakumar 10, Bhullar 5, Pari 1, Philip 0, Y 0, Pethani 0, Bhardwaj 0, Ragupathy 0,

Quarterscores: 25-16, 46-47, 58-68, 83-91

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