MANILA, Philippines — Mac Tallo put on the finishing touches as Cebu Chooks took down Mongolia’s Sansar MMC Energy, 17-15, in the final to capture the 2022 Chooks-to-Go FIBA 3×3 Asia Pacific Super Quest crown on Saturday evening at Ayala Malls Solenad Activity Center in Sta. Rosa Laguna.
Tallo, the country’s top-ranked 3×3 player, rose to the occasion in the final with eight points, including the two-pointer from the left corner that gave Cebu a 15-14 advantage.
The 28-year-old Cebuano nailed the dagger with 1:16 remaining as his team stopped the Mongolians until the final buzzer to complete its triumph.
Cebu and Sansar qualified to the 2022 Chooks-to-Go FIBA 3×3 World Tour Manila Masters on May 28-29 at SM Megamall.
“It feels good! We will bring this momentum in the Manila Masters. This is just 50 percent of our goal,”…