Fiba U19 World Cup: Gilas Youth still winless after bowing to Argentina

first_imgTaal evacuees make the most of ‘unusual’ clothing donations, leaves online users laughing Deandre Ayton shines as Suns pound Knicks Kai Sotto. Photo from Fiba.comMANILA, Philippines—Gilas Pilipinas Youth fell short in its comeback bid and bowed to Argentina, 77-72, late Sunday to stay winless in the 2019 FIBA U19 World Cup at Heraklion University Sports Hall in Heraklion, Greece.Minus injured star big man AJ Edu, the Filipinos kept fighting as they rallied from 15 points down late in the fourth quarter to give the Argentinians a scare.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Gilas takes on Russia (1-1) on Tuesday.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Kevin Durant to sign with Brooklyn Nets Olympic rings arrive in host city on barge into Tokyo Bay LATEST STORIES 11 nabbed for shabu, drug den busted in Maguindanao Dave Ildefonso led the fightback, scoring 11 of his game-high 22 points in the final frame. He made two free throws to make it a four-point game with 22 seconds left.Argentina, however, kept its poise down the stretch. A pair of freebies by Lucas Reyes sealed the game, 77-71, with 12 ticks to go.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsKai Sotto made his presence felt on both ends of the floor with 17 points, eight rebounds and six blocks while Ildefonso also grabbed 10 rebounds for the Nationals, who dropped to 0-2 after losing to Greece, 85-69, in their opener.Marco Giordano had 18 points for Argentina, which leads Group C at 2-0. Reyes, whose 3-pointer, gave his team a 68-53 advantage with 6:34 left, finished with 15 points and five assists. Ukrainian prime minister resigns after recordings published Duterte lambasts Catholic Church anew in curse-laden speech before Filipino Baptists View comments Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia PLAY LIST 00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award03:05Malakanyang bilib sa Phivolcs | Chona Yu01:26Homes destroyed after Taal Volcano eruption Steaming fissures on Taal Volcano Island spottedlast_img

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