People from Panabo City got one hell of a treat. A tightly fought game, that went into overtime.
The Barako Bull got its 4th straight win defeating B-Meg in overtime 87-84 in an out of town game in Panabo, Davao del Norte. With this win, Barako now shares the lead with Rain or Shine and defending champs Talk and Text.
The game had several momentum shift with B-Meg starting the game with a 17-0 run, and Barako making a run on the 2nd quarter, from there on the two teams traded runs until the final half.
B-Meg forced extension on the dying second with James Yap knocking a three pointer with 1.8 seconds left in the game. Barako Bulls Miller tried to win it but missed the target.
It was still a closely fought game in overtime, but with B-Meg's Raymundo committing several mistakes, the last was a bad pass to James Yap that resulted with a steal by Jondan Salvador.
James Yap fouled Salvador immediately to sent him to the line, the former Llamados hit his first free throw and miss the second, giving B-Meg another chance for a second overtime. But James Yap missed badly on a three point attempt in the left corner sealing the win for the Barako Bull.
Willie Miller led Barako Bull with 18 points while James Yap top scored for B-Meg with 20 points whose team is now struggling with a 2-4 card while Barako Bull rose to the top of the standing with a 4-1 slate.