THE Gilas Pilipinas men’s 3x3 team completed a six-game sweep of the elimination round to clinch the No. 1 seed heading into the semifinals of the 30th Southeast Asian Games on Monday at the Arena in San Juan City.
The Gilas men’s squad remained untouchable in their last two elimination-round games, beating Malaysia, 21-13 before demolishing Cambodia, 21-6.
Team Pilipinas, bannered by CJ Perez, Jason Perkins, Mo Tautuaa and Chris Newsome, swept Myanmar, Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand on Sunday.
With a perfect record, the Filipino cagers set up a match against fourth-placer Thailand (2-3) in the crossover semifinals at 2:20 p.m.
Second placer Vietnam (5-1) and Indonesia (3-2) clash in the othersemifinal at 2:40 p.m.