MARINERONG Pilipino and Centro Escolar University eye a share of the early lead in the 2018 PBA D-League Foundation Cup on Monday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.
The Skippers, bolstered by the additions of Trevis Jackson and Robbie Manalang, eye their second win when they take on Che’Lu Bar and Grill at 1 p.m.
The Scorpions take on Batangas in the 3 p.m. game.
Coach Koy Banal lauded his side as the new-look Marinerong Pilipino team looked sharp in its win over AMA last week with Jorey Napoles coming up with 25 points, 15 rebounds and five blocks.
“Hindi na masyadong nahirapan yung players sa adjustments because they really know each other,” he said.
Jeff Viernes and the Revellers try to avoid falling into a 0-2 hole early in the conference.
The Scorpions, meanwhile, try to score a second win after beating Che-Lu.
Orlan Wamar has proven himself to be a steady court general for CEU, which made life easier for the team, especially Cameroonian big man Gilles Oloume.
However, the Scorpions will have their hands full when they take on the dangerous Generals with diminutive guard Cedric de Joya orchestrating the attack.