Published: Saturday 12 August, 2017

WATCH Gilas Beats Iraq in FIBA Asia Cup Behind Romeo & Standhardinger

Gilas Pilipinas scored another win in FIBA Asia Cup 2017. Gilas defeated Iraq 84-68 for its second win in the tournament after beating defending champion China on Wednesday.

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FIBA Asia Cup 2017: Gilas Pilipinas beats Iraq! (FIBA.com photo)

Terrence Romeo and Christian Standhardinger led the way in Gilas’ win with 17 and 16 points apiece. Their combination anchored the Philippines’ third quarter onslaught that saw Gilas pull away from the Iranians.

With the victory, the Philippine team now leads their group with a 2-0 win-loss card, and has qualified for the quarterfinals no matter what happens in the final group game against Qatar.