PICPA beats Duracell 82-73 in PBBL
January 23 - 29, 2014 by Kabayan Andrei Avila (Kabayan Weekly)
Dubai - The Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants also known as PICPA Elites formed and managed by Ed Villanueva clinched their third win of the season after beating Duracell with the final score of 82-73 in the ongoing PBBL Western Union cup Season 8 Class D "No Height Limit" Division last January 17 at Al Twar 3 Gym.
The PICPA's high flying center Melvin Fontanilla and point guard Boni Tabiano who averages ten points per game came our strong and was in control of the entire game but the Duracell team had a chance to comeback from a deficit in the last two minutes of the regulation but they fell short.
"I told my guys to maintain a comfortable lead and impose a tight defense up to the end," PICPA coach Robert Ruiz said.
Boni tabiano scored a team high of 19 points and was awarded Best Player of the Game.
In other results, Philippine tailoring team had a two game schedule and trashed both their opponents to clinch the top seed in the quarterfinal round while the Shotters team took the No. 2 spot.
Philippine Tailoring 94 - Majid Al Futtaim 59
Philippine Tailoring 86 - Nestle 65
Shotters Inmates 83 - SMDC 75
McFearin 96 - Phil. Used Car 91
Art Venture 109 - PGT West V 97
1) 12:00-13:30: Perfect Fit Tailoring VS Shotters Inmates
2) 13:30-15:00: Fujairah Falcons VS West V
3) 15:00-16:30: Phil. Tailoring VS Art Venture
4) 16:30-18:00: Mc Fearin VS DXB Chargers
PBBL TEAM STANDINGS