The B-Meg Llamados ended Barangay Ginebra‘s semifinal winning run by beating their sister team, 82-70, in the main game last Sunday. The win moved B-Meg to nine wins and just needs just one more victory for an automatic spot in the finals.
B-Meg was able to limit Ginebra’s main scorer, Mark Caguioa to an anemic 3 points. Coach Tim Cone made Peter June Simon Caguioa’s primary defender and his moved proved effective. B-Meg’s big men took over the second half to help the 2012 Commissioner’s Cup Champions move closer to shot for back to back titles.
Marc Pingris led all scorers with 24 points. Marcis Blakely and Rafi Reavis had double-doubles while James Yap finished with 11 markers. Cedric Bozeman had 22 points for the Gin Kings who will still be able to earn a playoff for the 2nd finals slot if they win their last semifinals assignment against Talk ‘N Text Tropang Texters.
The scores: B-MEG 82 - Pingris 24, Blakely 17, Yap 11, Reavis 11, Urbiztondo 9, Simon 4, De Ocampo 4, Villanueva 2, Barroca 0. GINEBRA 70 - Bozeman 22, Helterbrand 16, Raymundo 14, Mamaril 4, Cortez 4, Caguioa 3, Maierhofer 2, W. Wilson 2, Hatfield 2, Villanueva 1, Maliksi 0, Ababou 0, Canaleta 0, Menk 0.Quarters: 19-16, 32-25, 62-51, 82-70
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