Big blow for Alaska as Vic Manuel out at least two weeks due to right calf strain
Alaska coach Alex Compton earlier hinted that Vic Manuel, whose play has been noticeably a far cry from his outstanding performance in the Philippine Cup, was nursing an injury, but declined to go into detail. Jerome Ascano  

ALASKA suffered a major blow when Vic Manuel was ruled out with a calf injury in their quarterfinal sudden death against Tropang on Friday night in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup.

Manuel missed the game due to a right calf strain, an injury that could sideline him for the rest of the Aces’ postseason run.

Aces coach Alex Compton earlier hinted that Manuel, whose play has been noticeably a far cry from his outstanding performance in the Philippine Cup, was nursing an injury, but declined to go into detail.

He later told scribes Manuel will be out a minimum two weeks owing to injury.

Tony dela Cruz, Eric Menk, and Noy Baclao filled the void left by the 'Muscleman' in the do-or-die match against the Tropang Texters which the Aces won, 99-81.

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