Scorpions sting Red Lions in Filoil Premier Cup stunner
CEU's Samboy de Leon torched San Beda for 27 points as the Scorpions stun the Red Lions, 80-69. Dante Peralta

CENTRO Escolar University pulled off a stunner in the Filoil Flying V Hanes Premier Cup on Friday following an 80-69 upset of reigning five-time NCAA champion San Beda, 80-69, at The Arena in San Juan.

Samboy De Leon scored 27 points while Rodrigue Ebondo had 22 and 14 rebounds for the Scorpions, who handed their neighbor school in Mendiola its first loss in four matches.

In other results, National University walloped Emilio Aguinaldo College, 74-52, for its second straight win.

Letran downed Jose Rizal University, 58-52, to hike its record to 3-2, while dealing the Heavy Bombers their first loss for a 3-1 slate.

Lyceum meanwhile, beat University of the Philippines, 70-65, for its first win after losing four straight to open its campaign.

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