SAN Beda and University of Visayas scored big wins to reach the quarterfinals of the 6th PSSBC Dickies Underwear Cup at the Chiang Kai Shek College gym in Manila.
The Red Cubs, the 2014 champions, clobbered reigning UAAP champion Far Eastern University, 65-43, for their second straight victory in Group A and an early seat in the knockout playoff round.
The Baby Lancers proved too much over Paco Catholic Academy Foundation, 83-63, in Group C.
Beim Laurente had 18 points, hitting four triples, as the reigning Cesafi champions earned a strong follow-up to an 89-78 stunner over Mapua in the opener.
San Sebastian came out victorious in the battle of two former champions as the Staglets, the 2013 titlists, turned back inaugural champion Hope Christian High School, 69-64, in a crucial Group D showdown. in the tournament sponsored by Hapee Toothpaste owner Dr. Cecilio Pedro, Blackwater’s Dioceldo Sy, Freego Jeans’ Eduard Tio, Terry Que of Poly Gloss and Rain or Shine, Che Lu Bar & Grill’s Jimmy Dela Cruz and MEC Computers’ Leoncio Chua.