Terrence Fortea makes the big endgame baskets as Bullpups edge Baby Lancers to salvage third in PSSBC
Terrence Fortea scores five of his 18 points in the dying moments. Marlo Cueto

NATIONAL University beat University of the Visayas, 87-83, on Thursday to take third place in the 6th Philippine Secondary Schools Basketball Championship Dickies Underwear Cup at the SGS Stadium.

Terrence Fortea had 18 points, scoring five straight as the Bullpups took control, 81-76, in the fourth period.

Miguel Oczon added 14 points, while Cyril Gonzales finished with 12 points for NU.

Joshua Yerro contributed 21 points and 14 rebounds as the Baby Lancers wound up fourth in their tournament debut.

The scores:

NU 87 - Fortea 18, Oczon 14, Gonzales 12, Amsali 10, Pangilinan 9, Manalang 8, Malonzo 6, Puray 3, Pradella 3, Coyoca 2, Javillonar 2, Felicida 0, Dayrit 0.

UV 83 - Yerro 21, Rosete 14, Laurente 13, Cabahug 10, Paraldo 10, Omandac 5, Amistoso 3, Magsalang 3, Jelliangao 2, Maata 2, Cometa 0, Brillo 0, Tano 0.

Quarterscores: 21-22; 46-45; 63-69; 87-83.

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