FIBA Asia U18:

Batang Gilas destroys UAE, 92-49

August 6, 2018 – Nonthaburi

By Rock Punzalan

FIBA Asia Under-18 News 2018: Batang Gilas destroyed UAE, 92-49, in the FIBA Asia Under-18 Championships this Monday at  Nonthaburi Thailand. Twin Tower combination worked for the young GIlas as 6’10 AJ Edu dropped 16 points and 8 rebounds, while 7’1 Kai Sotto also contributed 14 markers and 8 boards.

Notes:

Rhyavan Amsali also added 13 buckets and 5 caroms for the Under-18 Pinoy five.

Mohamed Alhashmi powered the losing United Arab Emirates squad with 18 points and 3 rebounds.

Batang Gilas will next face China this Tuesday, August 7 at 6:45PM.

➤ The top 4 teams in this tournament will clinch a spot to play in next year’s 2019 FIBA World Under-19 Championships.

Game Scores:
Quarters: 29-14, 50-31, 69-44, 92-49.

batang gilas: 92

Edu 16, Sotto 14, Amsali 13, Torres 12, Panopio 7, Cortez 6, Lina 6, Abadiano 6, Ramirez 5, Oczon 3, Ildefonso 2.

uae: 49

Alhashmi 18, Albreiki 11, Hussein 8, Albloushi 4, Almaeeni 4, Alblooshi 4, M. Alhammadi 0, S. Alhammadi 0, Alhosani 0, Alketbi 0, AlSawan 0, Alteneiji 0.

August 7, 2018 - Nonthaburi, Thailand

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team