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Four unbeaten teams -Ã‚Â two emerged victorious while the other two suffered their first setback in the tournament.
In the 1st game, Ateneo initially had the upperhand over Adamson in the 1st quarter, 15-14.Ã‚Â The Blue Eagles limited the Falcons to just 5 points in the next 10 minutes of action and have an 8-point lead by half-time.Ã‚Â Ateneo finished the 3rd period with a 5-point lead,Ã‚Â 47-42 at the end of the 3rd.
In the final period, Adamson was able to tie the count at 49-all via a 3-point Field Goal from Austin Manera.Ã‚Â Two more baskets from Roider Cabrera and Jerick Canada gave the Falcons a taste of the lead 53-49 withÃ‚Â 3:27 minutes remaining in regulation.Ã‚Â Jai Reyes rose to the occasion and scored the last 5 points for an Ateneo victory.
Nonoy Baclao paced the Blue Eagles with 13-points while Alex Nuyles led the Falcons with 13-points.
In the 2nd game, the 1st quarter ended with a 6-point lead by the JRU Heavy Bombers.Ã‚Â In 2nd quarter, Letran managed to trim the lead down to just 2-points by halftime, 41-39.
At the end of the 3rd period, the Knights grabbed the lead, 59-51 courtesy of Aloy Taplah.Ã‚Â Then Marvin Hayes took over the game in the 4th period with a 74-67 victory over the Letran Knights.
John Wilson top scored for the Heavy Bombers with 21 points while deadly-shooter Jaypee Belencion paced the Knights with 14-points.
ATENEO 59 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Baclao 13, Reyes 9, Al Hussaini 9, Buenafe 6, Austria 5, Salamat 4, Sumalinog 4, Salva 4, Long 3, Chua 2, De Chavez 0, Golla 0, Gonzaga 0.
ADAMSON 56 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Nuyles 13, Manera 8, Colina 7, Canada 7, Canuday 7, Alvarez 5, Galinato 5, Importante 2, Cabrera 2, Yambot 0, Etrone 0, Lozada 0, Camson 0, Santos 0,
QUARTER SCORES: 14-15, 28-20, 47-42, 59-56.
JRU 74 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Wilson 21, Hayes 10, Sena 8, Lopez 7, Bulangis 5, Cagoco 5, Njei 5, Kabigting 4, agas 3, Montemayor 3, Matute 3, Apinan 0, Onde 0, Bulangis 0, Salazar 0,
CSJL 67 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Belencion 14, Taplah 10, Del Rosario 8, Foronda 8, K. Alas 7, Malabago 6,Cortes 4, Gutilban 3, J. Alas 2, Roguel 2, Datang 2.