The Philippines – Ateneo Blue Eagles are scheduled for a head-to-head game against the team Lithuania at 5:00 P.M. on July 20, 2018 in Xinzhuang Gymnasium, Taiwan.
The Philippines representative in the ongoing 40th William Jones Cup made back-to-back victories for the first time in the said tournament in Taiwan.
Their latest victim was Indonesia Men’s Basketball team yesterday where they have beaten in a double-digit lead.
Thirdy Ravena and Isaac Go lead the attack for the Blue Eagles right to the Indonesian national, 89-78.
With their main gunners most probably felt fatigue due to daily schedule, Go stepped up and torched the nets of Xinzhuang Gymnasium from three-point territory. Go finished the game with 21 points.
The son of the former PBA Rookie of the Year Ferdinand “Bong” Ravena remains a strong force as Ateneo caught fire and now in a winning streak mode. Just few days ago, they clipped down team Japan which is composed of their next generation of basketball players.
Team Indonesia shown competitive basketball in the second quarter as they took the lead at the end of the half. However, in the third quarter, coach Tab Baldwin and his Ateneo Blue Eagles made an adjustment that sparked a 35-point outbreak.
It was the Ravena and Go tandem that torched team Indonesia where they outscored their opponent, 20-18.
Blue Eagles reinforcement players Angelo Kouame and Patrick Maagdenberg each scored 12 points apiece.
Today, team Philippines will be facing Lithuania’s LSU-Atletas.