Smart Gilas suffers first loss vs. Jordan (Jones Cup 2011)

For the first time, Smart Gilas Pilipinas suffered a loss in its game against Jordan 72-76 during the third day of the William Jones Cup 2011 at the Hsinjhuang Stadium in New Taipei City.

The Jordanian team played well on defense and gave the Filipino basketballers a hard time to score, but the latter managed to come close for a 4-points-only margin.

Based on the team standings tally, Smart Gilas now has a 2-1 win-loss record as against Jordan's 3-0 card.

The Scores:
  • Jordan 76 - Zaghab 17, Daghles 16, Z.Abbas 14, Wright 12, Soobzokov 8, Ruqayah 4, AbuQoura 3, I.Abbaas 2.
  • Philippines 72 - Barroca 13, Douthit 10, Lutz 10, Baracael 10, Tiu 8, Hontiveros 7, Casio 6, Lassiter 4, Aguilar 2, Taulava 2.
By quarter: 21-18, 34-32, 56-53, 76-72