SINGAPORE – Bernard Fariñas flirted with triple-double as the Shimz Dragon downed the Penta-Oceans, 72-49, in Gilas Basketball 2017 Inter-Company Cup at Yusof Ishak Secondary School.
Fariñas finished the game with 9 points, 16 rebounds, 9 assists and 3 steals to help Shimz Dragon bounce back from their previous loss to Samsung C&T.
Richard Pangilina posted a double-double of 16 points and 13 rebounds while Juancho Tiamzon came off the bench to deliver 15 points and 6 boards for Shimz Dragon, who won their third game in 4 outings.
Bench scoring gave Shimz Dragon a big lift as they outscored Penta-Ocean, 40-24. They also imposed their might inside the shaded area outscoring Penta-Ocean, 34-22, in points inside the paint.
Rommy Mañalac led Penta-Ocean with 12 points and 9 rebounds.
Rikkon Figueroa came up with 8 markers, 2 boards and 3 assists while Jaime Loide added 7 points, 2 rebounds and 2 assists for Penta-Ocean, who absorbed their first loss and dropped to 2-1 in win-loss card.
The Lutong Pinoy Game MVP is Bernard Fariñas.