CENTRO Escolar University goes for a sweep of the first round of eliminations when it collides with Olivarez College on Saturday in the Universities and Colleges Basketball League at the Olivarez Sports Center in Parañaque City.
Led by JK Casino and Congolese center Rodrigue Ebondo, the CEU Scorpions romped to their fifth straight win in the seven-team tournament with a 107-75 rout of the Bulacan State University on Thursday.
The Sea Lions, meanwhile, have won their last three outings after dropping the opening game to the Bulacan State University
The Scorpions face Sea Lions at 12 p.m.
While CEU Coach Yong Garcia has still Orlan Wamar and Samboy de Leon to count for the additional firepower, he’s not taking the Sea Lions lightly.
“You can’t assume to be the best in the tournament until it’s over. Besides, Olivarez College is also a strong team,” said Garcia.
Clashing at 2 p.m. are University of Batangas and Colegio de San Lorenzo.
UB looks to score its first win in six starts, while the CDSL Griffins out to improve their 1-3 mark.