Muntinlupa now 8-0 after blasting Basilan

By Ivan Saldajeno

QUEZON CITY--Muntinlupa remains unbeaten in the MPBL Datu Cup after mauling Basilan, 99-75, on Thursday night at the Bulacan Capitol Gymnasium in Malolos.

The Cagers pulled away from the Steel in the second half, outscoring them 53-30, to go 8-0 in the season.

GJ Ylagan fired 22 points on five triples with one rebound, while Felix Apreku (14 points and 14 rebounds) and Dhon Reverente (14 points and 11 rebounds) each achieved double-doubles for Muntinlupa.

Dennis Daa made 18 points, nine caroms, one assist, and two blocks for Basilan, which fell to 11th place in the tight Southern Division at 4-6.

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