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Andrade drains clutch trey as Ateneo escapes Ramat HaSharon


Ateneo de Manila University began its Israel camp with a win after staving off Israeli National League team A.S. Ramat HaSharon via a 73-69 triumph in a tune-up game held at Oranim Sports Hall on Saturday evening (Manila time).

With the game tied at 69-all, BJ Andrade drained a huge three with 36.8 seconds. A defensive stop courtesy of an Ange Kouame block led to a Sean Quitevis’ free throw with 12.8 seconds left which ultimately sealed the win for Ateneo.

Andrade, who is in his final year with the Blue Eagles scored all six of his points in the fourth quarter.

The Blue Eagles figured in a slow start in the contest before Dave Ildefonso caught fire.

Coming off a strong second quarter, Ateneo built its biggest lead at 10, 54-44, after Ildefonso converted a four-point play with 3:33 left in the third frame.

Ramat Hasharon, though, was able to catch its opponents flat-footed with a nine-point swing to trim the deficit down to one during the opening minutes of the fourth quarter.

The Israelis scored 10 more unanswered points with 1:24 left in the game to even the score at 69-all.

Then came Andrade’s heroics.

Ildefonso bannered the Katipunan-based squad with 27 points built on five three-pointers. Forthsky Padrigao supplied 10 points while Josh Lazaro got nine points of his own.

Kouame and Joseph Obasa both tallied six markers each as well.

Up next for Ateneo will be Elitzur Eito Ashkelon at Zysman Arena on Monday at 10:30 PM. The game will still be streamed live on Smart Sports.

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The Scores:

Ateneo 73 – Ildefonso 27, Padrigao 10, Lazaro 9, Kouame 6, Andrade 6, Obasa 6, Garcia 4, Koon 3, Chiu 1, Quitevis 1, Gomez 0, Ballungay 0, Daves 0.

Quarterscores: 14-19, 42-35, 57-53, 73-69.

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