27th SEA Games 2013 Results: Sinag Pilipinas earns 3rd straight win

The Philippine basketball team, Sinag Pilipinas, is on a winning streak in the 27th SEA Games 2013 in Myanmar, now with 3 consecutive wins and still undefeated.

After defeating Singapore last Monday (88-75) and the Cambodian team the following day (107-57), Sinag Pilipinas scored a more impressive win early evening today, Dec. 12, this time against the host team, Myanmar (118-43).

The match was held at the Zayar Thiri Indoor Stadium in Myanmar.

The Sinag Pilipinas players contributing the most to that big 118 score were Ronald Pascual with 20 points, followed by Rey Mark "Mac" Belo with 17 points and Kevin Ferrer, 13 points. Bobby Ray Parks and Garvo Lanete each scored 10 points while Jake Pascual had 9 points same with birthday boy Roi Sumang.

8 points came from Matt Ganuelas, 6 pts each from Kiefer Ravena and Jericho Cruz, and the remaining 10 points were made by Kevin Alas and Marcus Douthit, 5 each.

The best player of the games was Belo, with 17 points, 5 rebounds, 2 steals and 1 block.

Team Pilipinas roster for SEA Games 2013

Tomorrow, Dec. 13, Philippines will be competing against Thailand, who's also undefeated with same 3-0 record. Thailand's men's basketball team could be strong, just like their women's team which defeated the Philippine women's basketball team (Perlas Pilipinas) last Tuesday. Perlas Pilipinas has a 1-1 record so far.

Team Indonesia is their next opponent after the Thais on the 14th, then Malaysia on the 15th.

As for the over-all results / team standing for the Philippines, the country still has to win more gold medals to be able to climb up in the ranking.

So far, it's still ranked 6th with only 4 golds, 5 silvers and 6 bronzes, for a total of 15 medals.

Photos credit to Roi Sumang and Jericho Cruz via Instagram

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