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Monday, August 8, 2011

Jordanian Outmuscled Gallant Smart-Gilas: Jones Cup First Loss

Taiwan - Jordanians give Smat-Gilas Pilipinas their first loss in the 33rd William Jones Cup Eight teams Tournament, after a two-game winning streak, in a close final score of 72-76. Smart-Gilas win against Iran in the opener, that stuns the defending back to back champion and in the following day against host country Taiwan.

Smart-Gilas look tired in the game with the taller Jordanians. Douthit who scored 23 points was held down to only 10 points, as he struggles against the rough housing from the bigger guys. of Jordan aside from bad calls from referee Yuen Chun Yip.

Coach Toroman, threatens to walk out with the Filipino players. "If we see this referee again in our next game, we will walk out, we'll go home," Last game the same referee officiated the game that found to have committed purposely mistake in favor of the host team Taiwan.

Lightweight Malaysia would be the next assignment for Smart-Gilas on August 09, 2011.

Game Results:
Day 1

Aug. 6: Jordan 91-72 United Arab

Aug. 6: South Korea 110-50 Malaysia

Aug. 6: Iran 59-73 Philippines

Aug. 6: Taiwan 99-72 Japan

Day 2

Aug. 7: Malaysia 63-93 Jordan

Aug. 7: UAE 54-102 South Korea

Aug. 7: Japan 58-77 Iran

Aug. 7: Philippines 90-78 Taiwan

Day 3

Aug. 8: UAE 85-92 Japan

Aug. 8: Jordan 76-72 Philippines

Aug. 8: South Korea 77-59 Iran

Aug. 8: Taiwan 104-54 Malaysia

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