PHILIPINE National Police outlasted Malacañang-Philippine Sports Commission, 97-90, to complete a seven-game sweep of the eliminations in the 2nd UNTV Cup Executive Face-Off held recently at the Pasig City Sports Center.
Joel De Mesa and Anthony Padua tallied 20 points each as the Responders spoiled Bong Go’s 46-point performance in the tournament offering P1 million to the chosen charity of the champion team.
Ombudsman, on the other hand, won by default over deposed champion Armed Forces of the Philippines after the latter failed to comply with the league’s required number of players in attendance. Ombusman clinched the second twice-to-beat bonus in the semis.
PNP takes on No. 3 Judiciary, which scored a 69-61 win over the Senate Sentinels in the event presented by UNTV through its president and CEO Daniel Razon.
Joey Yabut shone brightest for the Magis with 30 points while Supreme Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez added 14 points.
The Graft Busters, on the other hand, take on the Sentinels in the other semis pairing.
Sen. Sonny Angara finished with 24 points for the Sentinels who sorely missed the absence of Sen. Joel Villanueva.
The charity of the runner-up team gets P500,000.