A complete SMB line up is not enough to beat the crowd darling, Barangay Ginebra San Miguel, 110-84, and clinched semifinals berth.
Barangay Ginebra San Miguel showed dominance throughout the game, pounding the AFC champs, with Jeffers and Slaughter leading the way for the Gin Kings. Chris Ellis, bounce back big time scoring 15 points.
San Miguel’s import, Tyler Wilkerson, was fumbled by foul trouble, resulting to spending more time in the bench during the first half. Ginebra used this to their advantage and started to pull away.
Even if Wilkerson was experiencing foul trouble, he still managed to led SMB in scoring. JunMar Fajardo, who is back, after sitting out some games, contributed 14 points.