Macmac Cardona’s late game heroics helped the Talk n Text top the Alaska Aces 124-122 last night. In the dying seconds, Cardona converted a three-point play and drained a triple to save the day. Talk n Text squandered a 19-point lead in the fourth period but survived the game by riding Cardona’s end-game salvo. Cardona finished with 16 points.
Tiras Wade led TnT with 35 points including seven triples, while Jimmy Alapag and Jared Dillinger added 17 points apiece.
Alaska Aces was led by Rosell Ellis with 30 points and 17 rebounds. Joe Devance chipped in 20 points and backcourt tandem, LA Tenorio and Willie Miller contributed 18 points each.
Talk and Text moved up to the .500 spot with a 3-3 record while the Alaska Aces dropped to 2-5 (.286).