Gilas U23 teams earn valuable points after China tilt


At a glance

    Gilas Pilipinas men’s and women’s teams raked in valuable points after their respective campaigns in the Nations League Asia 2 tournament in Handan Shi, China.

    In the latest Under-23 rankings of FIBA 3x3, the men's squad landed at 35th place while the young female dribblers took the 28th spot.

    The team composed of Noy Remogat, Art Roque, Patrick Sleat and JM Tulabut collected 282,311 points to occupy the ninth spot in the Asian zone.

    In individual rankings, Sleat amassed 67,145 points at 112th while Remogat (114th) and Roque (115th) followed him with 66,560 and 66,495 points, respectively.

    The Nationals finished fourth in the week-long tournament which was highlighted by their unbeaten run in the fifth stop where they outclassed China (20-17) and Japan (19-28) in Pool B and stunned eventual stop champion Mongolia (21-12) in the daily finals. 

    The Mongolians (540) topped the men’s side while Japan (460), China (395), the Philippines (390), Kazakhstan (335), and Turkmenistan (310) followed suit.

    On the distaff side, the hard-fighting Filipinas grabbed the 28th spot in the world and sixth in Asia by listing 140,087 points.

    Camille Clarin and the Gilas Women team wrapped up their run with 380 tour points to settle for fourth in the Nations League. 

    China topped the female side with 520 points while Japan (470) finished second and Mongolia (415) grabbed third.

    Clarin is the best Filipina player with 39,673 points at 69th place. Angelica Surada (108th) holds 31,382 points, Karl Ann Pingol (109th) with 31,367 points, and Kristine Cayabyab (194th) with 21,757.