Anderson Actor Gerald Anderson leads way for Corsa with 18 points. Photo courtesy of AsiaBasket

Anderson powers Corsa over Uratex

July 26, 2023 Robert Andaya 282 views

CORSA outlasted Uratex, 76-73, in s tight and exciting battle to tigthen the race for the No. 2 spot in the 2023 Bola.TV AsiaBasket Las Piñas Championship at the Villar Coliseum.

Tony Ynot fired a stepback three-point shot to shatter the game’s last deadlock at 71-all with 1:14 left and Justine Sanchez added two free throws with 4.2 seconds remaining to seal the win.

Actor Gerald Anderson led Corsa with 18 points, six rebounds, three assists, and two steals, while Sanchez added 17 points, seven rebounds, eight assists, and two steals for Corsa, which tied its victim at 2-2.

Babacar Ndong finished with nine points, a game-high 20 rebounds, four assists, one block, and five steals.

Ola Adeogun led Uratex with 20 points, 17 rebounds, and two blocks, while Jett Vidal added 13 points, three rebounds, four assists, and one steal.

Bam-Bam Gamalinda had 10 markers.

Corsa could end up in second place ahead of Thursday’s quarterfinals if Perpetual Help falls to the College of St. Benilde..

Otherwise, a three-way tie for second to fourth spots at 2-2 will ensue with Uratex keeping the second seed on a superior head-to-head quotient against Corsa and Perpetusl.

The scores:

Corsa (76) – Anderson 18, Sanchez 17, Macatangay 10, Ynot 10, Ndong 9, Estacio 4, Cunanan 3, Acosta 3, Ortega 2, Ollano 0, Lepalam 0
Uratex (73) – Adeogun 20, Vidal 13, Gamalinda 10, Rosagas 8, Pardo 8, Salamat 6, Arboleda 5, Gotladera 2, Nzeusseu 1, Gil 0
Quarterscores: 19-19, 39-38, 55-52, 76-73.