Batang Gilas beats Japan 113-105

Batang Gilas still finished a good spot in the FIBA Asia U18 Championship. They beat the Japan team in an  overtime match 113-105 last August 28, 2014 in Doha, Qatar.

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Kobe Paras lead the team with his 27 points, 10 rebounds with a big 3 blocks, Go added 24, Dyke contributed 18, Desiderio with 17 and Tognco ends the game with his 14 points. The team Pilipinas shows a hardwork defensively and offensively

The Japanese also had a big game Uchida had his 36 points together with Tsuyama with 34. They still came back in the 4th quarter after the long lead by the team Philippines but still the Batang Gilas handled the game in the overtime who lead a 9 points deficit against the Japanese team at 1.29 minute left.

The Scores:

PHI (113) - Paras 27, Go 24, Dyke 18, Desiderio 17, Tongco 14, Santillan 6, Yu 3, Escoto 2, Black 1, Mosqueda 1, Caracut 0

JAP (105) - Uchida 36, Tsuyama 34, Aoki 12, Sumino 8, Mikami 8, Watanabe 3, Tomita 2, Ide 2, Tsuruta 0, Motomura 0

Quarter scores: 24-25, 46-49, 65-73, 93-93, 105-113

The team Batang Gilas comeback home with their 5-3 record and ends 5th placer. While the Chinese team won the Championship with the Iran who ends in the 2nd place and South Korea at 3rd.