Smart Gilas Pilipinas came back from a tough loss to Jordan when it handily defeated Malaysia yesterday, 86-68 in the ongoing 33rd William Jones Cup.
Day five of competition continues today with Smart Gilas Pilipinas taking on South Korea at 5:00 PM.
Expect South Korea to give the Philippines a hard time as it is still undefeated registering its fourth straight win yesterday, at the expense of Japan 69-67.
It is the only team without a loss among the eight teams participating in the tournament.
Smart Gilas sports a 3-1 record and will earn an automatic semifinals berth if it defeats South Korea.
The 33rd William Jones Cup (or 2011 TAIYEN William Jones Cup) is taking place at the Hsinchuang Stadium in New Taipei City from August 6-13.
Here are the games scheduled for today:
Iran vs Malaysia (13:00) Jordan vs Japan (15:00) Smart Gilas Philippines vs South Korea (17:00) Taiwan vs UAE (19:00)
UPDATE: South Korea defeated Smart Gilas Pilipinas 78-70.
Watch the Smart Gilas Pilipinas vs South Korea Jones Cup REPLAY videos below:
Smart Gilas Pilipinas faces United Arab Emirates in its next game scheduled for tomorrow, August 11 at 3:00 PM.