Wednesday, 18 April 2012 243 Comments
Adamson 80, Lyceum 64
Rodney Brondial had 14-points and 10 rebounds to carry the load for the Falcons, followed by Jericho Cruz with 10-points. The Pirates were led by their Season 87 leading scorer Cris Cayabyab with 13-points followed by Vence Laude and Floricel Guevarra with 11-points each. Lyceum shot poorly from below the arc with 37% compared to Adamson’s 50%. Adamson had 16 2nd chance points against Lyceum’s 4-points.
Ateneo 62, Perpetual Help 60
Almost but not quite. With 12 points and 15 rebounds coming from Femi Babayemi of the Altas to contribute to their 4th quarter storm, the Blue Eagles, led by Nico Salva with 15-points and 8 rebounds, followed by Greg Slaughter with 13-points and 13 rebounds, then 11 and 10 points from Oping Sumalinog and Keifer Ravena respectively, held their ground with a 17-point production in the final period.
JRU 63, EAC 55
After their embarrassing performance against NU last April 14, 2012, the Heavy Bombers came back with a vengeance to demolish the Generals, led by Nat Lopez with 13-points and 6 rebounds, followed by Michael Carampil with 8-points and 4 rebounds. Russel Yaya led EAC with 17-points and 6 rebounds while Noube Happi rendered a double-double performance with 14-points and 14 rebounds. JRU had 16 assists compared to EAC with 11. Both teams were dead even in the rebounding and steals category with 46 and 11 respectively.
San Beda 70, UST 54
Julius Armon had 11-points, 3 rebounds with a 67% shooting clip from the 3-point area with Ola Adeogun contributing for 11-points and 11 rebounds to lead the Red Lions to their 2nd straight win of the tournament. Growling Tigers sophomore, Kevin Ferrer led all scorers with 13-points followed by the return of veteran guard, Clark Bautista with 10-points. San Beda shot better from the floor with 49% compared to UST’s 34%. The Red Lions had 22 assists compared to the Growling Tigers’ 12.