INDONESIA routed Brunei, 166-14, on Tuesday to open the Southeast Asian Basketball Association (Seaba) Under-16 Championship at the Xavier University gym in Cagayan De Oro City.
All but one on the 12-man Indonesian roster scored in double figures.
The Indonesians started the game scoring 33 unanswered points, manhandling the young Brunei squad looking to gain experience in regional competitions.
The Indonesians threw 123 shots from the field, converting 75. They also had 123 points off turnovers and 136 points in the paint.
The Philippines is also competing in the five-team tournament that serves as a qualifier for the Fiba-Asia Under-16 Championship from July 2 to 12 although the Batang Gilas are already seeded in the Fiba-Asia tournament having finished second two years ago.
The Batang Gilas open their campaign on Wednesday against Malaysia.