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GREAT EIGHT | PH wins eighth SEABA crown as Gilas mauls Indonesia

By Ivan Saldajeno

QUEZON CITY—Southeast Asian basketball domination repeated!

Gilas gave the Philippines its eighth SEABA Men's Championship title after blowing by Indonesia, 97-64, in the virtual championship game at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on Thursday night.

Gilas quickly built a 20-point lead in the first quarter and never looked back.

Andray Blatche buried four triples for 21 points with 10 rebounds, one assist, and one steal for Gilas, which completed a 6-0 sweep of the tournament en route to securing a spot in the FIBA Asia Cup and the FIBA World Cup Qualifiers.

Arki Wisnu made 11 markers, one rebound, and four dimes for Indonesia, which settled for the silver.

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