LA Salle Greenhills and Chiang Kai Shek College advanced to the quarterfinal round of the NBTC National Finals at the Mall of Asia Arena.
Joshua Marcos had 24 points, while Inand Fornilos added 21 points and 12 rebounds as the No. 2-ranked Greenies defeated No. 18 Lyceum-Cavite, 84-77.
Ferdinand Asuncion had 14 points while Frederick Asuncion added 13 points as No. 3 Chiang Kai Shek College defeated Letran, 78-72.
The Greenies will face No. 7 San Beda in the Elite 8 on Wednesday at the Mall of Asia Arena while the Blue Dragons take on No. 6 Mapua-Malayan.
Batang Gilas cager McLaude Guadana had 22 points for the Junior Pirates in a losing effort.
John Valdez tallied 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Squires, whose comeback from 19 points down just fell short in the fourth quarter.