PBA: TNT routs Terrafirma with 28-point blowout

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jul 01 2022 05:20 PM | Updated as of Jul 01 2022 06:27 PM

Mikey Williams fired 31 points as he led Talk 'N Text in a 114-86 blowout win against free-falling Terrafirma in the PBA Philippine Cup on Friday.

The Texters used a massive third quarter, limiting Terrafirma to just 19 points en route to TNT's seventh win in nine games.

Poy Erram came off the bench with 18 markers, while RR Pogoy added 15 points.

After trailing Terrafirma, 50-49, TNT launched a massive second half with William and Erram leading the charge. 

They orchestrated a searing 28-7 run that gave the Texters a 76-58 lead with 3:20 to go in the third quarter. 

The gap went as wide as 33 points. 

Josh Munzon scored 25 points in a losing effort for Terrafirma, which has yet to score a win in six games.

It was the Dyip's second straight blowout loss after a 37-point beating from Blackwater.

With the win, the Texters boosted their chances of getting a twice-to-beat bonus in the quarterfinal round.

The scores:

TNT 114 – M.Williams 31, Erram 18, Pogoy 15, Alejandro 11, Tungcab 10, Castro 8, Heruela 6, K.Williams 6, Marcelo 6, Cruz 3, Ganuelas-Rosser 0, Banal 0, Khobuntin 0

TERRAFIRMA 86 – Munzon 25, Gomez de Liano 12, Tiongson 9, Calvo 9, Gabayni 8, Ramos 6, Mina 6, Camson 6, Cahilig 5, Tumalip 0, Balagasay 

QUARTERS: 31-14, 49-48, 84-67, 114-86