Dave Ildefonso, the 19-year-old college sensation who played 2 seasons for National University, will return to the Ateneo Blue Eagles side.
“I think that is something we can also look at. We need to, siguro pattern our program (sa ganoon). Actually, yan ang pinasukan ni Kai. As young as he is, if they spot potentials, they put them in some kind of program while playing for their schools, na pwede rin nating gawin,” – Yeng Guiao
Gilas Pilipinas Youth let a golden opportunity slip away, falling to New Zealand in heart-breaking fashion, 70-76 in the final game day of the 2019
Going up against their fellow FIBA Asia counterparts, the Philippines surrendered a double-digit cushion right after the opening period and was unable to recover from there.
It was lowest scoring output for the Philippines in their 4 games, as they went home empty-handed while losing with an average margin of 19 a game.
Aleksandar Ershov dropped 21 points on an efficient 10/13 clip to go along with 6 rebounds and 4 assists while Nikita Mikhailovskii tallied a double-double of 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Russians. #FIBAU19
The U19 team of Gilas Pilipinas once again came up short in the 2019 FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup in Heraklion, falling to another international powerhouse team in Argentina, 77-72 on Monday early morning. #FIBAU19 #GilasPilipinas