Chooks-to-Go drops Dubai to start consolation round of Champions Cup
Kiefer Ravena continued his fine showing in the tournament, firing a team-high 20 points. (FIBA)
Chooks-to-Go finally regained its bearings.
After back-to-back defeats that left them in the classification round of the FIBA-Asia Champions Cup, Team Pilipinas started the consolation round with a bang by dominating Shabab Al Ahli-Dubai, 92-57, Friday at the City Arena in Chenzhou, China.
Chooks-Pilipinas submitted a masterful defensive performance, limiting Dubai to less than 20 points in all four quarters.
The offense was also effective as six players scored in double figures and the team collectively shot 52 percent from the field.
Kiefer Ravena continued his fine showing in the tournament, firing a team-high 20 points.
The La Salle tandem of Almond Vosotros and LA Revilla scored 14 and 12 points respectively while import Isaiah Austin scattered 10 markers, eight rebounds, and five assists.
Qais Omar Alshabebi led Dubai with 28 points.
Chooks-to-Go will have a rematch against Mono Vampire for 5th place Saturday.
CHOOKS-TO-GO PILIPINAS 92 - Ravena 20, Vosotros 14, Revilla 12, Jeri. Teng 11, Austin 10, Tamsi 8, Cruz 7, Jose 6, Manuel 2, Torres 2, Jero. Teng 0.
SHABAB AL AHLI - DUBAI 57 - Al Shabebi 28, Juma 9, Salem 8, Ashoor 6, Al Abdulla 4, Balabed 2, Alblooshi 0.
Quarters: 19-13, 42-26, 64-45, 92-57.
Follow this writer on Twitter, @paullintag8