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Monday, August 27, 2012

Smart Gilas wins Jones Cup 2012

Smart Gilas Pilipinas rode on the heroics of Lewis Alfred Tenorio in the final day of competition as they upset the USA, 76-75, and win the Jones Cup 2012. Tenorio scored the go ahead basket with 18 seconds left. The point guard from the Alaska Aces actually scored 11 of his 20 points in the 4th quarter to lead the come-from-behind win. This is the fourth time a Philippine basketball team has won the Jones Cup, the last one coming 14 years ago.




Here are the final team standings for the 34th William Jones Cup:

W
L
Smart Gilas(Philippines)
7
1
Iran
6
2
USA
5
3
Zhonghua(Chinese Taipei)
5
3
Korea
5
3
Japan
3
5
Lebanon
3
5
Guanghua(Chinese Taipei)
0
8

Here are the game results for Smart Gilas Pilipinas in the 9-day tournament:
August 18
Defeated Jordan, 88-78
M. Douthit: 17 pts, 14 reb, 2 blk
August 19
Defeated Guanghua(Chinese Taipei), 99-68
Lanete: 21 pts, 4 reb, 4 stl
August 21
Defeated Korea, 82-79
Douthit: 11 pts, 12 reb, 3 stl
August 22
Defeated Japan, 88-84
Douthit: 26 pts, 15 reb, 2 blk
August 23
Lost to Lebanon, 72-91

August 24
Defeated Iran, 77-75
Douthit: 22 pts, 10 reb, 2 blk
August 25
Defeated Zhonghua(Chinese Taipei), 76-72
Douthit: 14 pts, 12 reb, 4 ast
August 26
Defeated USA, 76-75
Tenorio: 20 pts, 6 reb, 3 ast

Smart Gilas Pilipinas roster:
5
PG
5'8"
Lewis Alfred Tenorio
6
F
6'6"
Ranidel De Ocampo
7
C
6'7"
Joachim Gunther Thoss
8
G/F
6'6"
Gabriel Daniel Norwood
9
PG
6'1"
Solomon Mercado
10
F
6'4"
Marnel Baracael
11
C
6'11"
Marcus Douthit
12
SG
6'2"
Larry Fonacier
13
C
6'8"
Jay-R Reyes
14
PF
6'6"
Enrico Villanueva
15
PG
6'5"
Matt Rosser
16
SG
6'4"
Jeffrei Chan
18
PG
6'1"
Garvo Lanete
20
SG
6'2"
Gary David

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