Alaska defeats Ginebra, advances to Quarterfinals

Alaska Aces defeated Barangay Ginebra San Miguel, 104-98
2015 PBA Commissioners Cup
March 25, 2015 – Smart Araneta Coliseum

Cyrus Baguio

Best Player: Cyrus Baguio (17 points, 5 assists and 3 rebounds)

Import Match-up:
-Damion James (29 points and 14 rebounds)
-Michael Dunigan (32 points and 13 rebounds)

Highlights:
-Calvin Abueva with 16 points and 6 rebounds
-RJ Jazul contributed 10 points for Alaska
-Dondon Hontiveros with 9 points including a big three-pointer in the last 2 mins
-Mac Baracael with 18 points for Ginebra
-Japeth Aguilar scored 17 points and 4 rebounds
-LA Tenorio with 10 points, 5 assists and 3 steals
-Alaska finished with a 5-6 record and will face Purefoods in a best-of-3 series
-With the loss, Ginebra also 5-6 and will face No. 1 Rain or Shine with ROS having twice-to-beat advantage

Scores:
Alaska 104 – James 29, Baguio 17, Abueva 16, Jazul 10, Hontiveros 9, Casio 5, Banchero 4, Thoss 4, Exciminiano 4, Manuel 2, Menk 2, Baclao 2, Eman 0, Dela Cruz 0.

Ginebra 98 – Dunigan 32, Baracael 18, Aguilar 17, Tenorio 10, Urbiztondo 8, Slaughter 7, Caguioa 4, Monfort 2, Pena 0, Helterbrand 0, Ababou 0, Ellis 0.

Quarters: 29-23, 52-39, 78-69, 104-98