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    NU uses balanced attack to beat UPIS to gain second spot in UAAP juniors

    Dec 17, 2017

    NATIONAL University beat University of the Philippines Integrated School, 103-79, on Saturday at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan to occupy second spot at the end of the first round of the UAAP Season 80 juniors basketball tournament.

    RJ Minerva led five NU players in double figures, finishing with 18 points along with eight rebounds as the Bullpups finished the first round with a 6-1 win-loss slate.

    Rhayyan Amsali had 13 points and seven rebounds, while Terrence Fortea added 11 points and five assists as Ernest Felisilda dished out 11 assists for the Bullpups.

    NU spoiled the effort of John Allan Gregorio, who notched 32 points and 10 rebounds for UPIS.

    NU led 34-11 at the end of the first quarter and never looked back.

    UPIS slid to seventh place with a 1-6 slate.

    Meanwhile, Far Eastern University beat Adamson in overtime, 96-91, to claim fourth spot in the team standings.

    RJ Abarrientos had 23 points, while LJhay Gonzales had 18 points, 16 rebounds, eight assists and three steals for the Baby Tamaraws, who ended the first round with a 4-3 slate.

    Jose Sabandal had 23 points, while Andray Doria added 20 points for the Baby Falcons, who slid to 3-4 win-loss.

     

    The scores:

    NU 103 – Minerva 18, Amsali 13, Fortea 11, Dayrit 10, Javillonar 10, Gonzales 7, Felisilda 6, Pangilinan 6, Coyoca 5, Malonzo 5, Pradella 4, Vinoya 4, Manalang 2, Oczon 2.

    UPIS 79 – Gregorio 32, Santiago 22, Ral. Labao 8, Raf. Labao 7, Estrera 4, Villa-Real 3, Vergerie 3, Tupaz 0, Condalor 0, Lopez 0, Gomez De Liano 0.

    Quarterscores: 34-11, 57-33, 84-50, 103-79.

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    FEU 96 – Abarrientos 23, Gonzales 18, Boc 13, Torres 12, Sajonia 11, Alforque 10, Celso 6, Amendez 2, Ona 1, Mariano 0, Tolentico 0.

    Adamson 91 – Sabandal 23, An. Doria 20, Manlapaz 16, Ad. Doria 8, Engbino 8, Baculio 6, Hanapi 6, Perez 4, Prodigo 0, Canoy 0, Sevilla 0.

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    Quarterscores: 16-19; 37-46; 60-64; 82-82; 96-91.

     

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