COLLEGE of St. Benilde B fought back from four points down in the last period and turned back University of the Philippines 69-67 on Saturday in the 9th Fr. Martin Cup Collegiate Open basketball tournament at the St. Placid gym in San Beda.
Paolo Taha scored 23 points for the Blazers while Alfonso Saavedra added 11.
Arellano defeated Mapua, 89-78, with James Forrester scoring 14 points.
The Chiefs picked up their third win in four matches for the lead of Group B, while the Blazers hold a 1-0 win-loss card in Group A.
Levi Hernandez scored 13 points and Prince Caperal had 10 for the Chiefs.