UNIVERSITY of the Philippines broke the game wide open in the third quarter, posting a 95-53 win over Diliman College on Monday in the Republica Cup collegiate basketball tournament at the Malolos Sports and Convention Center.
Paul Desiderio had 19 points, while Jun Manzo had 15 markers for the Maroons, who made it two win in as many games.
Desiderio continued his fine play, coming up with 10 of the Maroons’ 31 points in the third quarter.
The Maroons guard came up with 38 points in a big win over Bulacan State U in the opener.
Kristoffer Torrado had 10 points, while Asama Diahkhite scored 10 for Diliman College.