UNIVERSITY of the East shocked multi-titled Centro Escolar University, 55-49, while Far Eastern University demolished Rizal Technological University,70-59, in the Smart-PCABL (Pilipinas Chinese Amateur Basketball League) Dickies Women’s Cup on Wednesday at the Philippine Buddhacare gym in Quezon City.
The Lady Warriors leaned on the hot shooting duo of Lovejoy Sto. Domingo and Ruth Tacula to snap a two-game skid in the annual preseason tournament.
Sto. Domingo finished with 20 points spiked by three triples, while Tacula added 16 markers as they helped UE hand CEU its second straight defeat in three games.
The Lady Tamaraws, meanwhile, drew 22 points from Claire Castro to improve their record to 2-1.
On the other hand, reigning UAAP champion National University rolled to its third straight win with a 90-74 rout of RTU last Sunday in the tournament also sponsored by Advanced Solution Inc., Powerhouse, CW Home Depot, Dickies Underwear, Hapee Toothpaste and Jumbo Plastic Linoleum.
Trixie Antiquera led NU’s onslaught with 20 points, including six triples, while five other teammates scored eight points or more.
Meanwhile, Blackwater tied FEU in third place behind NU and Mighty Sports-Adamson (2-0) by downing La Salle, 72-64, also last Sunday.
Allana Lim led four Blackwater players in double digits with 16 points.