Misamis Oriental Meteors

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Misamis Oriental Meteors
Nickname MisOr Meteors
Location Cagayan de Oro
Head coach Agripino Noel
Ownership Oscar Moreno

The Misamis Oriental Meteors is a Philippine basketball team that is a participant in the third-tier (after the PBA and the PBL) community league Liga Pilipinas. It is based in the province of Misamis Oriental in Mindanao, and its main sponsor is the provincial governor, Gov. Oscar Moreno. The team won the National Finals of the Second Conference of the Liga Pilipinas against the First Conference Champions M Lhuillier Kuwarta Padala - Cebu Niños, 3-2.[1] The Meteors were also in the National Finals of the Third Conference of the Liga, which they lost to the same team (MLKP-Cebu). The Meteors also represented the Philippines in the 2nd China-Asean Basketball Tournament held in Pingguo County, Guangxi, China in October 18–24, 2009, winning the championship by beating the Guangxi basketball team and had an elimination-round average of 92.5 points.[2] The Meteors successfully defended their title in the 2010 edition by again beating Guangxi by 96-67.[3] The Meteors participated in the Tournament of the Philippines (TOP), a merger of the Philippine Basketball League and Liga Pilipinas.

Roster[edit]

Misamis Oriental Meteors roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht.
PG 8 Philippines Moreño, Mark 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
SG 13 Philippines Misa, Khiel 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
G/F 16 Philippines Saldua, Eder John 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
C 17 Philippines Lamocha, Ronald
C 21 Philippines Guiyab, Arden 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
C 25 Philippines Barcellano, Francis 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
SG 99 Philippines Gudez, Lyndon 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
F/C Philippines Capati, Ron 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
PG Philippines Billones, Egay 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
F Philippines Daa, Dino 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
G/F Philippines Larong, Ardy 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
F/C Philippines Gerilla, JR 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
C Philippines Bono, Ken 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
G Philippines Lingganay, Rudy 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Updated: 26 April 2010

Former players[edit]

Players who formerly played for the Meteors were MVP Mark Yee (signed up with Burger King in the PBA), Joey Mente, Jeff Bombeo, Jerome Paterno and Dexter Micutuan.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?articleid=459745
  2. ^ Quilinguing, Uriel (9 November 2011). "Misamis Oriental Meteors wrest ASEAN basketball championship title". Philippine Information Group. Archived from the original on December 12, 2011. Retrieved 6 August 2015. 
  3. ^ Salgados, Lynde (23 December 2010). "MisOr Meteors crush Guangxi to retain China-Asean crown". CDODev.com. Retrieved 6 August 2015. 
  4. ^ http://www.philstar.com/ArticlePrinterFriendly.aspx?articleId=40684
  5. ^ http://www.gameface.ph/forums/index.php?topic=2747.105