SINGAPORE – Mark Guantero scored 23 points, grabbed four rebounds, dished out three assists and had two steals for West Uno in a 73-63 win against Cebu Gems in Gilas Basketball 2018 SBP Cup at West Spring Secondary School sponsored by GB Sports LLP and Sneakers Club.
Jan Gab added 9 points and 2 rebounds while Brian Duerme and Verns Pagulayan both scored 7 points apiece as West Uno pulled away in the first half to win its fourth game in 5 outings and improved to 4-1 in win-loss card.
Cebu Gems shot just 40 percent (20 of 52). Meanwhile, West Uno hit 47 percent (26 of 54) to take this game to victory. They also outplayed Cebu Gems inside the shaded area as they outscored them, 48-34, in points inside the paint.
Jonash Quingco led Cebu Gems with a double-double of 28 points, 15 rebounds and 6 assists.
Andoks Quillope came up with 11 points, 2 boards and 2 dimes while Julius Emoylan chipped-in 9 markers, 2 assists and 2 steals for Cebu Gems, who absorbed their second straight loss and dropped to 3-2 in win-loss column.
The Lutong Pinoy Game MVP is Mark Guantero