Details for San Miguel Beermen vs. Magnolia Hotshots in the Elimination Round of the 2020 PBA Philippine Cup:
- Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020
- Time: 7:30 pm
- Venue: Smart Araneta Coliseum
- TV: TV5 | PBA Rush
- Game Stats: FibaLiveStats.com
- Live Stream: PBA | Sports5 / One Sports FB Page
San Migel Beermen and Magnolia Hotshots open the 45th season of the PBA.
The Beermen-Hotshots showdown is a rematch from last year's Finals that went a full seven games.
Results and Scores
|San Miguel Beermen||18||27||24||25||94|
SAN MIGUEL 94 - Tautuaa 20, Romeo 19, Santos 18, Lassiter 17, Cabagnot 10, Ross 4, Escoto 3, Zamar 3, Pessumal 0, Gamalinda 0, Comboy 0.
MAGNOLIA 78 - Lee 19, Sangalang 16, Corpuz 16, Jalalon 8, Barroca 8, Simon 4, Dela Rosa 3, Melton 3, Banchero 1, Pascual 0.
Watch the game highlights between San Miguel and Magnolia.
(Video by ESPN5)
The San Miguel Beermen opened their title defense campaign in the PBA Philippine Cup on a strong note as they defeated the Magnolia Hotshots, 94-78.
Five players led by Mo Tautuaa scored double-digit points for the Beermen.
Tautaa finished with 20 points and 11 rebounds. Arwind Santos had 18 points and 15 boards to go with his 5 steals. Terrence Romeo had 19 points, Marcio Lassiter added 17 markers, and Alex Cabagnot contributed 10.
The Beermen shot 48.7% from the field while limiting the Hotshots to just 38.3%.
Paul Lee led the Hotshots with 19 points, while Jackson Corpuz had a double-double of 16 points and 13 rebounds. Ian Sangalang also had a double-double of 16 points and 11 rebounds.