TERRIFIC 12: Shenzhen beats champion Ryukyu, SMB not sure in semis yet

Paul Kennedy Lintag on Sep 18, 2019 10:57 PM
TERRIFIC 12: Shenzhen beats champion Ryukyu in Macau
Group B play just got more interesting with this result as San Miguel (1-0) has to beat Ryukyu (0-1) to seal its spot in the semifinals.

MACAU — Down goes the Terrific 12 champions.

Shenzhen rebounded big time and crushed the Golden Kings Wednesday here, dominating defending champion Ryukyu at the Tap Seac Multi-sport Pavillion, 115-77.

The Aviators turned around quickly after losing to San Miguel Beer Tuesday, destroying the Golden Kings by 38 points.

Group B play just got more interesting with this result as San Miguel (1-0) has to beat Ryukyu (0-1) to seal its spot in the semifinals.

If the Beermen lose, they play the quotient game against Ryukyu and Shenzhen. San Miguel already beat the Aviators by 14 points Tuesday.

Shabazz Muhammad debuted in the Terrific 12 and scored 30 points for Shenzhen. Demon Brooks led Ryukyu with 21 points.

The Beermen draw the Golden Kings at 7:00 p.m. Thursday here and a win sets up a semis clash against Lance Stephenson and the Liaoning Flying Leopards.

 

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