Star Hotshots beat NLEX, will have twice-to-beat advantage in QFs

Star Hotshots

Star Hotshots beat NLEX Road Warriors, 101-93 in their last game of the 2017 PBA Governors Cup and since Meralco beat SMB in the 2nd game, Star gets twice-to-beat advantage in the quarterfinals.

Peter June Simon led Star with 16 points. Paul Lee with 15. Import Kris Acox and Aldrech Ramos with 14 points each.

Mark Barroca scored 13 points. Former Star Alex Mallari with 13 points for NLEX.

Star finished the elimination round with a 7-4 record and will face NLEX in the quarterfinals.

Scores:
Star Hotshots 101 – Simon 16, Lee 15, Acox 14, Ramos 14, Barroca 13, Dela Rosa 8, Melton 6, Pingris 6, Sangalang 4, Jalalon 3, Brondial 2, Reavis 0.

NLEX 93 – Fuller 16, Mallari 13, Fonacier 12, Alas 9, Al-Hussaini 9, Quinahan 9, Lastimosa 8, Taulava 5, Tiongson 5, J. Villanueva 3, Soyud 3, Baguio 1, Rios 0.

Quarters: 17-25, 36-44, 72-69, 101-93.

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