The seventh-seeded San Miguel Beermen survived a twice-to-beat disadvantage against second-seeded NorthPort Batang Pier to advance to the semifinals.
Chris McCullough and Arwind Santos nailed crucial baskets as the Beermen eliminated the Batang Pier, 90-88.
McCullough, who scored the last three points for the Beermen, finished with 31 points and 11 rebounds for San Miguel, while Santos, who converted a triple and a layup to erase a four-point deficit, tallied 10 points and 10 rebounds.
Garvo Lanete had 22 points to lead the NorthPort in scoring, while Mo Tautuaa produced 20 points.
Game 2: Results and Scores
|San Miguel Beermen||21||22||29||18||90|
|NorthPort Batang Pier||27||12||23||26||88|
SMB - McCullough 31, Lassiter 11, Cabagnot 10, Santos 10, Fajardo 8, Standhardinger 8, Romeo 5, Pessumal 3, Ross 2, Rosser 2.
NOR - Lanete 22, Tautuaa 20, Ibeh 15, Bolick 13, Anthony 10, Taha 4, Elorde 2, Ferrer 2, Mercado 0, Cruz 0.
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Game 2 Highlights
Watch the game highlights between San Miguel and NorthPort.
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Game 2 Details
Here are the details for San Miguel Beermen vs. NorthPort Batang Pier in the quarterfinals of the 2019 PBA Commissioner's Cup.
- Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2019
- Time: 4:30 pm
- Venue: Smart Araneta Coliseum
- TV: TV5 | PBA Rush
- Game Stats: FibaLiveStats.com
- Live Stream: PBA | ESPN5 YouTube Channel | Sports5 FB Page
Seventh seed San Miguel negated a twice-to-win disadvantage in the quarterfinals against the second seed NorthPort with a 98-84 win in the first game.