NATIONAL University claimed another title undefeated, beating La Salle, 76-69, on Sunday to complete a 10-game sweep of the Smart-Pilipinas Chinese Amateur Basketball League (PCABL) Dickies Women’s Cup at the Buddhacare gym in Manila.
Afril Bernardino scored 6 of her game-high 21 points in the fourth quarter as the Pat Aquino-mentored NU squad thwart La Salle’s spirited fightback.
The NU women’s squad is unbeaten in 46 game dating to its title sweep in the UAAP two years ago.
Rudy Yu of Dickies Underwear awarded the championship trophy to the NU squad, which is being supported by Blackwater owner Dioceldo Sy.
Bernardino bagged MVP trophy while joining her in the Mythical Team are La Salle’s Snow Penaranda, University of the East’s Lovejoy Sto. Domingo and Eunique Chan, and Claire Castro of Far Eastern University.
UE claimed third place by downing Centro Escolar University, 73-56, in the tournament led by director Horacio Lim, Dickies’ Joe Atienza and supported by Advanced Solution Inc., Powerhouse, CW Home Depot, Dickies Underwear, Hapee Toothpaste and Jumbo Plastic Linoleum.