The semi-finals are set to start at 3:30
Gilas and Iran warming up on the court. Will start any minute now.
Whistle blown. Here we go. Game about to begin.
Semi-finals game now underway
Captain Gabe Norwood with the first points of the game by way of freethrow. 1-0 Gilas, 9:41 first quarter
Iran lay-up. Iran up 2-1, 9:00
Iran's Davoudi break away. 4-1 for Iran, 8:09
Douthit basket, first field goal for the PH. 4-3, Iran up 7:44 1st quarter
Iran's Afaghi drives to the basket. 6-3, Iran up 7:27
Techincal foul called on Coach Chot Reyes
Iran shot goes in, extends lead to 5. 8-3 for Iran, 7:01
Dillinger with a basket. Iran up 8-5, 6:21
Chan basket, misses freethrow. 8-7 for Iran, 5:58
De Ocampo gets his 2nd personal foul
Iran gets it in. 10-7, Iran up
LA Tenorio evens it with a three pointer. 10-10, 4:04
Iran free throw goes in. Larry Fonacier subbed in. 11-10 for Iran, 3:27
Fonacier with a long two. Gilas up 12-11
Tenorio lay up goes in. Gilas up by 3, 14-11, 2:51
Dillinger drains a trey. Gilas up, 17-11
Kardoust of Iran gets second traveling call.
Gilas gets ball, Douthit misses dunk
Iran missing their baskets. Gilas still up 17-11, 1:05
Iran drives to the basket, cuts Gilas lead to 4
Gilas up 17-13 with 37.4 left in the 1st quarter. David foul puts Iran on the line.
Iran makes one free throw. Rebound by Norwood
Fonacier misses a three. Iran again on the line after a foul. Gilas up 17-14, 9.6 left in the 1st
Iran's Kardoust makes 2 from the line. Gilas leads 17-16 at the end of the 1st quarter
END OF FIRST QUARTER: Gilas up 17-16
Tenorio and Dillinger, top scorers at end of 1st quarters for Gilas with 5 pts each
Reyes reminds team to look for Douthit, before the start of the 2nd quarter
Iran had big 5-0 run to close the 1st quarter
Iran opens 2nd quarter with a shot. Leads Gilas 18-17
Iran completes 3-point play, now up 19-17.
Douthit rebound. Dillinger shoots it in. Tied now 19-19, 9:08
Douthit turnaround, nails it. 21-19 for Gilas
Chan misses a three. De Ocampo scores off a pass by Fonacier. Gilas up 23-19, 7:13
Afagh lay up puts Iran within 2 points. 23-21 for Gilas
Norwood loses ball. Turnover. Iran misses. Scoreless for about 2 min now for both teams
Thoss with his 2nd personal foul. Gilas still up 23-21, less than 5 min left in the 2nd
Douthit with his 1st personal foul. Chot Reyes yelling from the sidelines: "Stop giving the ball to them!"
Iran shot ties game 23-23, 4:08