TECHNOLOGICAL Institute of the Philippines shoots for the early lead in Group A when it battles Hyperwash in the 2019 PBA D-League Foundation Cup on Monday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.
The Engineers are looking to earn their second straight win following their 37-point demolition of newcomer McDavid-La Salle Araneta, 108-81, in the conference opener last Thursday.
Match is set at 5:30 p.m.
Senegalese big man Papa Ndiaye as well as Bryan Santos and Ivan Santos are expected to be at the forefront of TIP's attack once more.
"We're going to prepare really well, though marami pang kailangang ayusin sa mga patterns namin," said TIP head coach Potit De Vera.
The Engineers will be taking on a Vipers team that will parade ex-pros Jeric Fortuna and Ryan Buenafe.
Joel Palapal will be the man at the sidelines for Hyperwash.
Meanwhile, McDavid-La Salle Araneta aims to atone for its opening-day loss when it takes on debutant Italiano's Homme at 3:30 p.m.
Raising the curtains for Monday's triple-header will be the clash of debuting teams Hazchem and Nailtalk-Savio at 1:30 p.m.