Condura faces Syntax tonight-A A +A
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
CONDURA and Syntax try to outplay each other at 7 p.m. for their debut in the Sharp Cup-Basketball Unified Sports Group intercolor at the JGC gym at Goldenfields Complex here.
The winner will join Sanyo which beat Panasonic by a point in Monday's opening game.ker
Condura, the shortest among the four contenders, will rely on the speed of Ariel Tornilla, Digol Benedicto, Raymundo Sapa and experience of Rex Bayer, Tanker Habaradas, Toto Plagata and Nene Lapore.
Shooters Vic Duenas, Armando Soberano, Buddy Occeno and PG Guillem will prove support to keep its offense going.
Syntax, slightly favored due to its ceiling, will go to Bert Celis, Amit Teruel, Ben Alvarez and Macky Macayan inside and out. Guards Romelo Herrera, Sammy Penado, Moises Padilla, Johann Belandres and several other Huskies will give Syntax the advantage.
Games are played Mondays and Wednesdays only, says commissioner Bing Soyao.
Tournament format is a double round elimination, crossover semifinal and knockout final. System is a three-quarter passerelle with seven minutes each in the first half. Two 10-minute quarters with substitution constitute the final half. A 50-up player is required in all quarters.
Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on September 25, 2013.