Magnolia beat SMB, will face Alaska in QFs

Magnolia vs San Miguel

Magnolia Hotshots defeated San Miguel Beermen, 101-97 in their last game of the elimination round of the 2018 PBA Commissioners Cup.

Import Wayne Chism led Magnolia with 21 points, 14 rebounds and 3 assists. Hotshots finished the elimination round with a 6-5 record and will face Alaska Aces in the quarterfinals but with a twice-to-beat disadvantage.

Paul Lee scored 14 points while Ian Sangalang with a double double – 14 points and 13 rebounds. Renaldo Balkman led SMB with 31 points.

Mark Barroca played well with 11 points. Rookie Rob Herndon contributed 10 points.

Game scores:
Magnolia 101 – Chism 21, Lee 14, Sangalang 14, Barroca 11, Herndon 10, Jalalon 9, Melton 8, Brondial 5, Dela Rosa 4, Simon 3, Gamalinda 2, Reavis 0, Ramos 0.

San Miguel 97 – Balkman 31, Fajardo 18, Santos 13, Lassiter 12, Ross 9, Cabagnot 9, Nabong 5, Rosser 0, Heruela 0.

Quarters: 29-27, 45-44, 78-76, 101-97

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