OPPO Governor’s Cup 2016 PBA schedule Meralco latest standing top 6/12 vs Blackwater top 11/12 rank update stats. Full game replay result, recap,video highlights and post your reaction.
August 17 2016 Meralco vs Blackwater, PBA replay match-up “Wednesday” 7:15pm at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Game match-up Bolts vs Elite Fan’s support you team today!!!!.
Allen Durham tallied 30 points, 16 boards and seven assists to lead Meralco which improved to 4-3.
Jared Dillinger added 16 markers while Bryan Faundo and Cliff Hodge contributed 10 points apiece.
Before the game, Blackwater had dealt with injuries to its top players. Forced to miss the game were import Eric Dawson (back spasms), Mike Cortez (strained calf) and JP Erram (ACL injury).
But that didn’t prevent the Elite from putting up a fight. After trailing 27-16 in the first quarter, they managed to make it a three-point game, 34-31, thanks to contributions from Art Dela Cruz who scored seven quick points in the second frame.
But Meralco pulled away late right before halftime. Alapag and Dillinger conspired in a 12-0 run that handed them a 52-37 advantage at the break.
Blackwater had several attempts to overcome the deficit but Meralco maintained its cushion for the rest of the way.
Dela Cruz finished with 23 points to pace the Elite who fell to 1-5 for their fourth straight loss.
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Final Box Score Result:
MERALCO BOLTS: 105 – Durham 30, Dillinger 16, Faundo 10, Hodge 10, Alapag 8, Nabong 8, Newsome 7, Hugnatan 6, Amer 4, Buenafe 3, Uyloan 3, Chua 0, Guevarra 0..
BLACKWATER ELITE: 90 – Dela Cruz 23, Lastimosa 16, Cervantes 10, Gamalinda 7, Melano 6, Pascual 6, Miranda 5, Sumang 4, Tiongson 4, Canada 3, Golla 2, Qahwash 2, Sena 2, Reyes 0
Quarters: 27-16, 52-37, 78-67, 105-90