CJ Cansino had 23 points and 15 rebounds, as University of Santo Tomas got back to its winning ways with an 83-72 win over De La Salle Zobel on Saturday in the UAAP Season 80 juniors basketball tournament at the Filoil Flying V Centre.
Kobe Palencia contributed 16 points, five rebounds, and five assists for the Tiger Cubs, who led by as many as 21 points.
The Tiger Cubs climbed to 4-2 to take third place in the standings.
UST won without head coach Chris Cantonjos, who was tossed in last week’s loss to Ateneo. The Tiger Cubs bowed to the Blue Eaglets in that game, 94-63.
The Tiger Cubs ended the first period with a 23-10 lead and never looked back in the wire-to-wire victory.
RC Calimag finished with 14 points, while Rey Santos chipped in 13 points for the Junior Archers, who slid to 2-4.