MANILA, Philippines — Mac Tallo placed on the ending touches as Cebu Chooks took down Mongolia’s Sansar MMC Vitality, 17-15, within the ultimate to seize the 2022 Chooks-to-Go FIBA 3×3 Asia Pacific Tremendous Quest crown on Saturday night at Ayala Malls Solenad Exercise Middle in Sta. Rosa Laguna.
Tallo, the nation’s top-ranked 3×3 participant, rose to the event within the ultimate with eight factors, together with the two-pointer from the left nook that gave Cebu a 15-14 benefit.
The 28-year-old Cebuano nailed the dagger with 1:16 remaining as his crew stopped the Mongolians till the ultimate buzzer to finish its triumph.
Cebu and Sansar certified to the 2022 Chooks-to-Go FIBA 3×3 World Tour Manila Masters on Might 28-29 at SM Megamall.
“It feels good! We are going to convey this momentum within the Manila Masters. That is simply 50 % of our purpose,” mentioned Tallo.
“The crew deserved this after every thing they went by way of for the previous two years,” mentioned Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas head coach Aldin Ayo. “However there’s nonetheless extra video games to be gained. That is simply the beginning for the crew.”
Mike Harry Nzesseu delivered seven factors, whereas Zach Huang added two as Cebu introduced dwelling USD 10,000 by ruling the Degree 8 FIBA 3×3 Event.
Cebu Chooks grew to become the primary Philippine crew in an extended whereas to win a gold medal within the FIBA 3×3 Professional Circuit, or for the reason that all-pro Manila West defeated Doha to beat the World Tour Manila Masters again in 2014.
“Coach Ayo at all times reminds us to take it one recreation at a time. And we are going to preserve that mindset wherever we are going to go,” mentioned Nzeusseu.
Cebu concluded the Asia Pacific Tremendous Quest unbeaten with a 5-0 total document together with a 17-14 victory over Manila Chooks in an all-Filipino semifinal conflict.
Enkhbaatar Onolbaatar led Sansar with 9 factors. Anand Ariunbold had 4 factors, whereas Sukhbat Batzorig and Gansukh Avarzed added one every as they introduced dwelling USD 5,000.
In the meantime, Aldous Torculas defeated David Carlos by some extent to turn into the Sudan Daniel Slam Dunk champion. The younger highflyer from the College of the Philippines took dwelling P20,000 as properly.
Cebu 17 – Tallo 8, Nzeusseu 7, Huang 2, Ramirez 0.
Sansar 15 – Onolbaatar 9, Ariunbold 4, Batzorig 1, Avarzed 1
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