Gilas Pilipinas women’s 3x3 team has advanced to the next round of the 2019 FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup in Mongolia.
After splitting its first two Pool C games Monday, Gilas women turned around and won two close games in Ulaanbaatar Thursday to move on.
The fiesty Filipinas first took down no. 6 Netherlands behind a clutch buzzer-beater from Camille Clarin, 10-9.
To end pool play, the Philippines scored another close win, this time against Czech Republic, 15-14.
The Filipinas will enter the knockout rounds with a three-game winning streak and a clash with no. 1 China is all but secured in the quarterfinals as France leads Pool C with a clean 3-0 record.
The Philippines’ only loss was to France on opening day, 2-22.
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