MATT Salem had 18 points and 10 rebounds as National University beat Ateneo, 85-83, recently in the Under-25 division of the Milcu Elite Showcase at the Philadelphia High School Gym in Quezon City.
Salem, undergoing residency for NU after transferring from La Salle, led the Bulldogs to a 2-1 win-loss slate in Group A.
NU earlier beat San Sebastian College, 69-40, with Issa Gaye finishing with 12 points.
Enderun Colleges remained unbeaten in five games with an 80-77 win over Arellano.
Willy Camguia had 19 points, six rebounds, and four assists as the Titans took the top spot in Group A.
In the Under-16 class, University of the East stayed unscathed with a win over National University, 56-48.
Kobe Camarillo had 14 points, seven rebounds, and three steals for the Junior Warriors, who climbed to a 3-0 record in Group B of the tournament supported by Milcu, Slam Philippines, Gatorade, LGR x Titan Sportswear, and Coach Athletic Trainers’ Tape.