Lithuania defeats Gilas Pilipinas 91-80 in Jones Cup 2017 (Video Highlights)

Eigirdas Zukauskas scored 22 points and handed out seven assists leading Atletas All-Star Lithuania to an 91-80 win over Gilas Pilipinas on Friday, July 21 in 39th William Jones Cup.

Edvinas Seskus added 19 for the Lithuanians, who improved to 6-1 win-loss record.

Philippines grabbed a narrow 22-17 lead after first quater, but Lithuania took control of the game with an 33-19 run in the second period, triggered by their efficient ball movement and three-point shooting.

Lithuania connected on 12 of 36 shots from the three-point area with 19 assists.

Gilas, who now have 4-3 record, was led by Mike Myers with 14 points and 7 rebounds. Kiefer Ravena added 14 markers and 5 assists in defeat.

RR Pogoy and Matthew Wright contributed 13 apiece.

Tomorrow, Philippines plays India at 1 p.m. and Lithuania plays Chinese Taipei (White) at 3 p.m.

Video Highlights

The scores:

Lithuania 91 - Žukauskas 22, E Šeškus 19, Vingelis 13, Linkevičius 11, Beniušis 11, D Šeškus 7, Jocys 6, Volkus 2, Apsitis 0. (LTU

Philippines 80 - Ravena 14, Myers 14, Wright 13, Pogoy 13, Cruz 10, Standhardinger 9, Jalalon 5, Jose 2, Parks 0, Ferrer 0, Belo 0.

Quarters: 17-22, 50-41, 72-59, 91-80. Stats via jonescup.choxue.com.

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