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Meralco defeats B-Meg

Philippine Basketball Association 37th Season
2012 Commissioners Cup Best-of-three Quarterfinals Series
Meralco Bolts defeats B-Meg Llamados, 103-81

Game Highlights:
-James Yap led B-Meg with 21 points, 2 rebounds and 2 assists
-Coach Tim Cone was thrown-out in the 4th quarter because of 2 technical fouls
-Import Denzel Bowles only had 18 points and 7 rebounds and was outplayed by Meralco import Earl Barron
-Meralco led by as much as 23 points in the 1st half but the Llamados cut down the lead to 3 in the 4th quarter
-But after cutting lead to 3, 77-80, Meralco had an 18-0 blast led by Mac Cardona with 22 points
-Peter June Simon was the only Llamados (besides Bowles and Yap) in double-digits with 12 points
-Guard Jonas Villanueva is back from an injury and played 7 minutes (1 rebound and 2 assists)
-Meralco lead series 1-0 and 1 win away from semifinals

Game scores:

Meralco 103 – Barron 34, Cardona 22, Ross 12, Taulava 12, Mercado 10, Macapagal 8, Hugnatan 5, Timberlake 0, Borboran 0.

B-Meg 81 – Yap 21, Bowles 18, Simon 12, Devance 9, Urbiztondo 5, De Ocampo 5, Pingris 4, Barroca 3, Intal 2, Reavis 2, Burtscher 0, Villanueva 0.

Quarters: 32-19, 54-38, 77-69, 103-81