UNIVERSITY of the East and San Sebastian College-A set up a title showdown in the 10th Fr. Martin Division II Cup basketball tournament.
The Warriors repulsed the Adamson Falcons, 78-70, while the Stags downed the Jose Rizal University Heavy Bombers, 73-68, on Friday at the Trinity University of Asia gym in Quezon City.
UE and San Sebastian battle for the crown on Monday at 2:30 p.m.
Six-foot-five American cager Charles Mammie, stepping up in the absence of 6’8" Cameroonian big man Mustapha Arafat, made 21 points for the Warriors.
Jason Pusiquit shot 18 points for the Stags while Jaymar Perez and Bradwin Guinto contributed 15 apiece.
In the juniors division semis, Carlo Young scored 15 points and Jason Jimenez had 13 points in leading the Chiang Kai Shek Dragons to a 65-59 win over the San Beda Red Cubs.
The Dragons advanced to the finals against the Hope Christian School, which beat the Xavier School Golden Stallions, 73-62.
With Arafat seeing action in the Unigames in Bacolod, Mammie took charge and helped the Warriors build a 23-6 lead in the first quarter.