Aguilar’s basket stops Blackwater upset

Japeth Aguilar hits a crucial jumper eight seconds left in the game to lift Barangay Ginebra San Miguel past Blackwater, 85-82, at the Philippine Basketball Association Philippine Cup at the Ynares Arena in Antipolo late Sunday.,Aguilar managed to sink the jumper over the defense of Barkley Eboña to give the Kings a crucial 83-82 lead with 8.2 ticks remainjng in the fourth quarter.,Bossing guard Baser Amer committed a costly turnover with 1.7 seconds left, forcing Blackwater to foul Stanley Pringle.,Pringle sank both free throws with 1.2 seconds in the game and JV Casio failed to score a game-winner from half court, giving Ginebra its second win of the conference.,Christian Standhardinger led Ginebra with 21 points, seven rebounds and four assist while Aguilar had 15 markers, including the crucial jumper, and six boards.,Reigning Most Valuable Player Scottie Thompson flirted with a triple-double with 14 points, 16 rebounds and nine assists.,Rey Suerte’s 15 markers and seven boards wasn’t enough as Blackwater sinks to a 1-2 slate.,The scores:
GINEBRA (85): Standhardinger 21, Aguilar 15, Thompson 14, Tolentino 12, Pringle 9, Mariano 6, Tenorio 5, Pinto 3, Chan 0.,BLACKWATER (82): Suerte 15, Torralba 14, Amer 11, Ular 10, Mccarthy 9, Sena 9, Taha 9, Eboña 3, Ayonayon 2, Casio 0, Melton 0, Escoto 0.,QUARTERS: 22-16, 39-39, 61-67, 85-82