MANILA, Philippines—Gilas Pilipinas Youth completed seventh place within the Fiba Underneath-16 Asian Championship after staving off Iran, 95-87, on Sunday at Al-Gharafa Sports activities Membership multi-purpose corridor in Doha, Qatar.
The nationwide team leaned on the troika of Alex Konov, Caelum Harris, and Renzo Competente to finish a two-game skid for the seventh place, which is the squad’s worst end within the event since its fifth place in 2015.
Konov delivered 18 factors, 4 assists, and three rebounds, whereas Harris chipped in 15 factors, six boards, three dimes, two blocks, and a steal.
Jared Bahay was additionally instrumental with 13 factors, seven assists, and 6 rebounds, whereas Zain Mahmood added 11 factors and 5 boards.
PHILIPPINES 95—Konov 18, Harris 15, Competente 14, Bahay 13, Mahmood 11, Bayla 9, Porter 7, Gemao 7, Jones 1, Romero 0, Nieto 0, Reyes 0.
IRAN 87—Khosravi 28, Jafari 23, Amini 20, Beygi 6, Gilkalayeh 6, Mirjalalifilabi 4, Kazemizadeh 0, Zahan 0, Heydari 0, Parand 0.
Quarters: 20-18, 39-48, 68-63, 95-87.
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