Iraq is next to fall as Gilas marches on to quarterfinals

<p>GILAS Pilipinas used a strong second half to beat Iraq, 84-68, to stay on top of Group B in the Fiba Asia Cup in Lebanon.</p>
<p>The Philippines is undefeated in Group B, 2-0, and is assured of a top finish regardless of the result of its final match against winless Qatar at 9 p.m. today.</p>
<p>Gilas, which opened the campaign with a statement win over defending champion China, went off to a sluggish start as naturalized Iraqi Kevin Galloway found his range in the first quarter for a 19-17 lead.</p>
Source: Local News

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