Wright leads Gilas Pilipinas to victory over Chinese Taipei Team B (Video Highlights)

After defeating the Team A of Chinese Taipei, the Gilas Pilipinas came up with a another victory over Team B, 93-82, in the 2017 William Jones Cup on Monday, July 17 in Taipei, Taiwan.

Matthew Wright led again the Philippines with his game-high 21 points on 5-of-9 shooting from beyond the arc.

With his best game so far with Gilas, Mike Myers recorded a double-double with 14 points on 6-of-8 shooting and 14 rebounds.

RR Pogoy contributed 15 points, while Jiovani Jalalon added 13 markers, 5 assists, 5 rebounds, and a steal.

Kiefer Ravena registered 10 points, seven assists, two steals, and a block.

Ying-Chun Chen answered with 17 points for Chinese Taipei Team B. Kyle Barone notched 16 points and 12 rebounds in the loss.

Chinese Taipei grabbed a 20-18 lead after first quarter. The teams tied at 44-44 at halftime.

Philippines went on a 9-0 run to open the third quarter, and gained the lead 69-62 with one quarter remaining.

Taiwan answered with a 11-5 run in the fourth period to cut the lead down to one. But, Wright and Pogoy answered with three-pointers to start another run, and Gilas ran away with victory at the end.

Video Highlights

The scores:

Philippines 93 - Wright 21, Pogoy 15, Myers 14, Jalalon 13, Ravena 10, Ferrer 8, Standhardinger 6, Cruz, 6, Daquioag 0, Paras 0, Pessumal 0, Vosotros 0.

Chinese Taipei White 82 - Y. Chen 17, Barone 16, T. Huang 13, G. Chen 9, Lee 8, Chien 5, Wen 5, H. Huang 4, Liu 3, Fan 2, Wu 0.

Quarters: 18-20, 44-44, 69-62, 93-82. Stats via jonescup.choxue.com.

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