Gilas women star Jack Animam pins another dominant play as Shih Hsin University (SHU) takes over Fo Guang, 92-50, this time, limiting their opponents to just five points in the third quarter to remain unbeaten in the University Basketball Alliance Saturday at Taipei Stadium.

/ 21 February 2021

Animam, who is the frontrunner for the league’s MVP, spearheaded the Tiger’s attack, guns a superb double-double line of 17 points on 7-of-11 shooting and 16 rebounds, as well as 3 blocks, 3 steals, and an assist.

SHU kept it tense in the first two quarters with only leading the game up to five points, 39-34. 

Then came the second half the defending champion surged with a 27-5 point advantage to take full control of a commanding 66-39 point deficit leaving Fo Guang in the dust.

The Tigers now added their continuous win to 3-0 record in the semifinals.

Animam’s teammates also contributed to the victory with Lin Die top-scored with her 20 points, 6 rebounds, 6 steals, and 2 assists, while Chen Yuti and Deborah Onianwa ended with 10 points, 3 boards, and 3 steals and 11 points and 7 rebounds off the bench respectively.

For Fo Guang, Chen Yuting led with 13 points, followed by Yang Wanlin with 12 points from their 18-of-61 shot from the field.

The Tigers will work toward extending their unbeaten run against National Normal Taiwan University on Sunday.