Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas lost to Petrochimi 66-85 and dropped to third seed in Group A of the 2017 FIBA Asia Champions Cup on Tuesday, September 26.
The Philippine team will move on to the Quarterfinals. They will face the host and Group B second seed China Kashgar, who will have Gilas Pilipinas naturalized player Andray Blatche, on Thursday, September 28.
Isaiah Austin paced Chooks-to-Go with 20 points and 12 rebounds. Kiefer Ravena added 20 in the losing effort.
Former LA Clipper Willie Warren had a game-high 30 points to lead Iran.
Arsalan Kazemi and Meisam Mirzaei had 18 and 11 rebounds, respectively, as Petrochimi dominated the inside game. The Iranian team grabbed a total of 54 rebounds compare to 37 of Philippines.
Petrochimi, who finished second in Group A, will play the Group B third seed Taipei Dacin Tigers.
PETROCHIMI 87 - Warren 30, Mashayekhi 15, Yakhchali 12, Kazemi 9, Davarpanah 8, Niktash 5, Zakeri 4, Mirzaeitalarposhti 2, Sahakian 2, Bahramzad 0.
CHOOKS-TO-GO PILIPINAS 66 - Austin 20, Ravena 20, Torres 9, Jero. Teng 5, Revilla 4, Manuel 3, Jeri. Teng 3, Vosotros 2, Cruz 0, Jose 0, Tamsi 0.
Quarters: 16-14, 43-29, 61-45, 87-66. Stats via FIBA.basketball.