San Miguel equalizes

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Arwind Santos led the resurrection of the Beermen after the Hotshots reduced a huge advantage down to a manageable level and threatened to replicate their come-from-behind Game 1 victory.“Good thing we recovered,” said Santos, who hit the long three that sparked a decisive run by the Beermen.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownClimbing out of a 21-point hole, the Hotshots opened the final period with timely snipings from Kyle Pascual and Mark Barroca to pull within seven while holding the Beermen scoreless in that span.Santos stopped the bleeding with that three and Chris Ross mounted a counter offensive with June Mar Fajardo and Marcio Lassiter that dashed the hopes of Magnolia to seize a commanding lead in the best-of-seven series. SAN MIGUEL 92—Santos 24, Lassiter 16, Cabagnot 15, Fajardo 12, Heruela 10, Ganuelas-Rosser 6, Ross 5, Mamaril 4, De Ocampo 0, Vigil 0.MAGNOLIA 77—Barroca 18, Lee 13, Sangalang 11, Dela Rosa 7, Ramos 7, Jalalon 6, Pascual 4, Reavis 4, Brondial 3, Herndon 2, Simon 2, Mendoza 0.Quarters: 19-17, 48-35, 75-57, 92-77 Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Batangas-Tanduay gains semis; QC extends series In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy 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 award LATEST STORIES “Now, it’s down to a best-of-five series,” said Santos as the battle for the prestigious all-Filipino crown take a six-day break in observance of the Holy Week. Game 3 is slated April 1.Santos burned the hoops with 24 points, highlighted by six three-pointers out of his team’s 13 threes, the Beermen’s weapon of choice after Magnolia focused its defense on Fajardo.“We’ll rest for the next 24 hours and go back on the court to practice for three straight days,” said SMB coach Leo Austria.Fajardo, the league’s Most Valuable Player the past four seasons, got bottled up in the lane and finished with 12 points and 13 rebounds.The scores:ADVERTISEMENT Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikinacenter_img In full control of the game, it was déjà vu for San Miguel Beer after seeing a comfortable lead whittle away.The Beermen refused to get carried by the same storyline and survived a late onslaught by the Magnolia Hotshots to even their PBA Philippine Cup championship series, 92-77, on Sunday night at Mall of Asia Arena.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims View commentslast_img read more