Key wins for UP, Adamson

first_imgLATEST STORIES ‘Rebel attack’ no cause for concern-PNP, AFP DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Kaya punishes Green Archers PDEA chief backs Robredo in revealing ‘discoveries’ on drug war MOST READ University of the Philippines and the Adamson U bolstered their quarterfinal bids with hard-fought victories Saturday in the Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup held at the tournament’s namesake gym.The Maroons held off a late charge by the Centro Escolar University Scorpions to forge a 68-62 victory while Adamson held off tough Letran, 89-85.ADVERTISEMENT Two-day strike in Bicol fails to cripple transport View commentscenter_img Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Catholic schools seek legislated pay hike, too Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST PLAY LIST 01:00Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST01:29Attacks vs UP Visayas students a ‘natural reaction’ from Duterte supporters – Palace01:49Imee Marcos: Good for UP to teach martial law, but get our viewpoint too02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss CEU dropped to 2-2 and was led by Diouf’s 28 points.Adamson head coach Franz Pumaren lamented his team’s miscues that allowed Letran a chance to mount several comebacks.“This game showed that we need a lot of work,” said Pumaren, who watched the Knights chew off several double-digit spreads by the Falcons. “There were several instances where we could break the game [but we did not] and this is a sign that we are a very young team.”ADVERTISEMENT Will Gozum and Bright Akhuetie gave UP control of the match until CEU’s Maodo Diouf his a basket that capped a run that had the Scorpions within 63-62, 1:20 remaining.But James Spencer knocked down a huge triple with 25 seconds remaining to give UP a 66-62 lead en route to the win.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics“Sometimes you have mixed feelings about these games,” said UP head coach Bo Perasol, whose wards upped their record to 3-2 in Group A and kept themselves in the hunt for a quarterfinals berth. “You don’t want it to be close, but sometimes, you develop character especially with the guys we have right now. They find a way to win with the changing complexion of the game.”Jun Manzo led UP with 17 points and six assists while Akhuetie added 13 and seven rebounds. Spencer chipped in 11 points and nine boards. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venuelast_img

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