MANILA, Philippines — Mac Tallo got here to the rescue as Cebu Chooks escaped Zavkhan MMC Power, 21-19 (9:19.9), to enter the 2022 Chooks-to-Go Fiba 3×3 World Tour Manila Masters playoffs Saturday at Ayala Malls Manila Bay.
The Philippines’ high 3×3 participant nailed the game-winning two pointer with 40.1 seconds left to maintain Cebu Chooks’ marketing campaign alive.
Tallo completed with three factors, three rebounds, and 4 assists because the group bounced again following a troublesome loss to Ub Huishan NE earlier.
Nzeusseu top-scored for Cebu with 9 factors and 4 rebounds. The 6-foot-7 Cameroonian was pivotal down the stretch, scoring three straight to flip a two-point deficit to a 19-18 lead with 1:06 remaining.
Ramirez had seven factors whereas Zach Huang added three.
Cebu will tackle Liman Huishan NB within the Knock-out quarterfinals on Sunday.
Liman Huishan NB, the world No. 3 emerged as the highest seed of Pool C after sweeping each of its video games.
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