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Purefoods ends Elimination phase with 4 straight wins

Purefoods TJ Giants vs Sta. Lucia Realtors
Purefoods wins 88-78

January 22, 2010
KFC-PBA Philippine Cup

Purefoods Tender Juicy Giants gained an outright entry in the Quarterfinals by beating the Sta. Lucia Realtors, 88-78. This is the 4th straight win for Purefoods ending the Elimination phase with a 12-6 record. James Yap led Purefoods again with 19 points but it was the steady play of Nino Canaleta with 17 points and defense and rebounding of Marc Pingris with 11 points and 15 rebounds which made the difference in stoping the Realtors.

With the win, Purefoods is now waiting for the winner of the Wild Card Phase, which will be played by Sta Lucia, Rain or Shine, Burger King and Coke.

Game Scores:

Purefoods 88 – Yap J. 19, Canaleta 17, Yap R. 12, Pingris 11, Raymundo 11, Artadi 9, Allado 7, Reavis 2, Timberlake 0, Maierhofer 0.

Sta. Lucia 78 – Yeo 17, Aquino 14, Urbiztondo 13, Williams 11, Omolon 9, Daa 6, Espinas 3, Waters 2, Mendoza 2, Misolas 1, Larong 0, Reyes 0.

Quarterscores: 15-19, 41-35, 70-59, 88-78