MAGNOLIA disappointed twice-to-beat-chasing TNT, 100-93, on Saturday to end the end round of the PBA Governors’ Cup on a high note.
The Hotshots completed the disposals with a 6-5 win-misfortune record to enter the quarterfinals with a success in their Petron Saturday Special game held at the USEP Gym in Davao. Magnolia additionally formalized its seeding as the Hotshots took the 6th spot in the end of the season games.
The misfortune dropped TNT’s record to 7-3 in the wake of enduring their third straight destruction. The battling KaTropa should win against Grand Slam-chasing San Miguel on Wednesday to secure the twice-to-beat advantage.
Romeo Travis had 21 and 13 bounce back to lead the Hotshots to the wire-to-wire win. Magnolia drove by upwards of 23 in the match after Travis scored a three-point play with 7:27 in the fourth to take a 92-69.
Chris Banchero and Paul Lee each had 13 for Magnolia in the triumph.
KJ McDaniels had a group high 33 and 15 bounce back, and Bobby Ray Parks included 21 points, eight bounce back, and five helps for TNT.