SEA Games 2017: Gilas Pilipinas advances to finals after victory over Singapore, 68-60 (Video Highlights)

Gilas Pilipinas beat Singapore, 68-60, to advance to the gold-medal match in the 29th Southeast Asian Games basketball competitions at the MABA Stadium on August 25.

Gilas forced a win despite shooting 13 percent from three-point range, made just four fastbreak points against a Singaporean side and shot just 38 percent from the field overall in their lowest-scoring match of the tournament.

Troy Rosario lead the team with 14 points and 10 rebounds, but it was Standhardinger and Tolomia who combined in a critical 7-0 run that turned a 53-48 lead into a more comfortable 60-48 spread.

Russel Low Wenqiang, who was not in the Singapore lineup during the Seaba Championship in Manila, led the comeback and finished with 14 points.

Gilas is gunning for the Philippines' 18th basketball gold medal and faces Indonesia on Saturday, August 26.


Video Highlights

The scores:

Philippines 68 - Rosario 14, Standhardinger 13, Tolomia 10, Amer 8, Paras 7, Ravena 5, Parks 4, Pessumal 4, Ferrer 2, Cruz 1, Jose 0, Vosotros 0.

Singapore 60 - Low 14, Wong 12, Kwek 8, Liew 6, Ng 6, Folkoff 6, Goh 6, Chia 2.

Quarterscores: 15-12, 32-24, 49-42, 68-60. Stats via FIBAlivestats.com.

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