first_imgJack Hao and Rommel Mangalino still kept the Altas in the game, cutting the deficit to two, 59-57 with 9.4 ticks remaining, but Munsayac drained two more free throws to ice the game for good.“I’m relieved because I told them that we need to overcome close games like this. We can’t settle for moral victories now,” said Sison. “At least, we’ll come into the second round that we’re confident that we can win.”Prince Eze topped Perpetual (3-6) with 14 points, 20 rebounds, and four blocks, while Gab Dagangon had 11 markers and seven boards, but committed five of the Altas’ 19 turnovers.The Scores:EAC 61 – Onwubere 21, Munsayac 16, Garcia 8, Bugarin 4, Diego 3, Mendoza 3, Bautista 2, Pascua 2, Tampoc 2, Corilla 0, Guzman 0, Mendoza 0.ADVERTISEMENT Sidney Onwubere vs AJ Coronel. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netEmilio Aguinaldo College eked out a 61-57 victory over Perpetual to end the first round of NCAA Season 93 men’s basketball tournament on a winning note Friday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.Sidney Onwubere willed the Generals twith 21 points, 17 rebounds, and three assists as they stopped their three-game skid to rise to 4-5.ADVERTISEMENT Hotdog’s Dennis Garcia dies Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite PH slips past Singapore, returns to SEA Games basketball final For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. MOST READ LATEST STORIES OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Bishop Baylon encourages faithful in Albay to help Taal evacuees Search on for 5 Indonesians snatched anew in Lahad Datu Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles Francis Munsayac also went for 16 markers, three assists, and two boards, while Jerome Garcia had eight points and six rebounds in the win.“To be honest, we gave our hearts in this game. Since this is the last game in the first round, I told the players that we cannot allow them to beat us so we really have to win this game,” said coach Ariel Sison.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’Garcia drilled a three at the 4:52 mark of the payoff period to put EAC up, 50-47, but that proved to be the last field goal for the Generals, who showing  poise from the line with their 11-of-12 clip.Perpetual’s three costly turnovers in the final minute also helped EAC’s cause as Munsayac put his crew ahead, 59-52. Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ PERPETUAL 57 – Eze 14, Dagangon 11, Coronel 9, Pido 6, Ylagan 4, Clemente 3, Hao 3, Sadiwa 3, Mangalino 2, Tamayo 2, Casas 0, Lucente 0, Yuhico 0.Quarters: 19-12, 33-27, 43-39, 61-57. What’s in store for your animal sign this year View comments National Historical team rescues Amorsolos, artifacts from Taal Police seize P68-M worth of ‘shabu’ in Pasaylast_img read more

first_imgLights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew “Our mindset was all of us needed to step up because we lost Jeff,” shared Samboy de Leon, who was one of the key pieces who helped Che’Lu-San Sebastian take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three titular series.De Leon, who has been in the PBA before with Star (now-Magnolia), contributed 18 points on a 4-of-5 shooting from downtown, while also collecting five rebounds and three assists in the victory.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownMore importantly, he was responsible for the tide-swinging triple at the 1:19 mark of the fourth quarter which gave the Revellers the 106-103 lead.“I no longer hesitated. That was the play coach drew up and I just tried to be composed with my shot. I was lucky that the shot went in,” said De Leon. Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award MOST READ Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Che’Lu-San Sebastian goes for the kill in Game 2 on Thursday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netAlmost everyone already wrote out Che’Lu Bar and Grill-San Sebastian off in the 2018 PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup after it lost leading scorer Jeff Viernes to GlobalPort.But the Revellers showed that they are bigger than just one person, hacking out a 107-103 win over Zark’s Burger-Lyceum Tuesday to take Game 1 and move a win away from the championship.ADVERTISEMENT ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ De Leon, though, still couldn’t help but think about what the team is missing with Viernes now in the PBA.“He’s like the leader of the team. When he came in, we played really good,” he said.Luckily for Che’Lu-San Sebastian, half of this team are seasoned veterans who have been in numerous war  like Cedrick Ablaza, Stephen Siruma, and Jay-R Taganas. The like De Leon and Alfred Batino, meanwhile,  have been in this situation before and won titles in the developmental league.“The experience is already there. So we know that we could tell our teammates that we need to be composed, that we should not lose hope even though we’re down in the end game.”“This is the championship, so we need to focus. Whoever is available in our lineup should be ready to step up,” he ended.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast Perspolise to represent PH in Neymar Jr’s Five World Finals in Brazil Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’last_img read more