The Aces bowed to the KCC Egis, a professional team from South Korean League 92-79. Alaska who played without an import led by Vic Manuel. The Muscle Man now a fully healthy scored 23 points. The game was held in Gatorade Hoops Center.
Alaska guards Simon Enciso and Abel Galluigez was hitting from outside combined for 23 points. Newly acquired Abu Tratter had 11.
They can stop the Korean import Marcus Keene who scored 15 points in the fourth quarter. There is two import for the Korean team, Leon Williams is the other guy.
The Aces had a lead at halftime when Tratter converted a hook shot in the paint plus a foul 44-41. They even increase the lead to 6 when Enciso made a three-pointer early in the third. But Leon Williams overpowered the Aces All Filipino roster. They trailed 69-62 at the end of the third. Marcus Keene takeover in the court quarter.
The Aces will play the Global Port this Wednesday at 9:30 am at Gatorade Hoops Center.
Source: Alaska Aces Website