Gilas Men pummel Congo in pre-FIBA worlds tuneup

Andray Blatche impressed anew for Gilas Men. SBP
By Ivan Saldajeno

MANILA—Gilas Pilipinas Men's training camp in Spain bore an early good result after downing Congo, 102-80, in a friendly in Guadalajara on Wednesday (Philippine Time).

Andray Blatche scored 25 points, while Japeth Aguilar added 22 for Gilas Men, who pulled away for good in the third quarter after Congo tried to mount a comeback in the second quarter.

Gilas Men will next face Ivory Coast in a tuneup match pitting FIBA World Cup-bound squads before they head to Malaga for a pocket tournament, where Gilas Men will meet Congo again.

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