The Chooks-to-Go-backed UAAP Media continued its winning ways as it bested debuting Larc and Asset, 61-55, for its second straight win in the UAAP Season 81 Goodwill Games, Sunday at the Filoil Flying V Centre.
Spin.ph’s Christian Jacinto and Inquirer’s Cedelf Tupas sparked the Scribes’ telling 8-2 finishing run from a 53-all deadlock to remain perfect in the tournament.
Tiebreaker Times’ Arnold Cagang paced UAAP Media with 25 points, 15 rebounds, two steals, and two assists, while Jacinto also posted a double-double with 18 points and 13 boards to go with five assists and two blocks.
Tupas was the other Scribe in twin digits with 12 points.
Also seeing action for the mediamen are Mix Gatpandan of Rappler, Jeremiah Sevilla of The Manila Times, Denison Dalupang of Philstar.com, Bong Lozada of Inquirer.net, Ramon Bonilla of Business Mirror, Yo Sarmenta of ESPN5, Randolph Leongson of Spin.ph, and Joaqui Flores of Tiebreaker Times.
Javi Palana came through with 22 points and 13 rebounds, while Julio Silvestre and Paul Ryan Tan chipped in 15 and 13 markers respectively for Larc and Asset, which was reinforced by photographers for the said tiff.
Meanwhile, Table and Stats pulled off a 106-80 upset victory over ABS-CBN Sports on Saturday.
Reinforcements Tonino Gonzaga and Moriah Gingerich led the way for the Table and Stats with triple-doubles. The Ateneo alum chipped in 26 points, thirteen rebounds, and twelve assists, while the UP alum netted 22 points, thirty rebounds, and thirteen assists, as well as a steal and four blocks.
Anton Roxas led the charge with 28 points, sixteen rebounds, two assists and a steal, while Nikko Ramos provided 22 points, five rebounds, four assists and a steal.
Courtside reporters Migs Gomez and Dyp Dypiangco made their UAAP Goodwill Games debut with the former scoring eight points and grabbing seven rebounds, while the latter netted five points, eight rebounds, five assists, and a steal.
UAAP Media (61) – Cagang 25, Jacinto 18, Tupas 12, Gatpandan 4, Sevilla 2, Dalupang 0, Lozada 0, Sarmenta 0, Bonilla 0, Leongson 0, Flores 0.
Larc and Asset (55) – Palana 22, Silvestre 15, Tan 13, Tamayo 5, Pajar 0, Marcelo 0, Quinto 0, Vardeleon 0, Buenaventura 0, Magcaling 0.
Quarterscores: 19-13, 34-22, 43-36, 61-55.
Terrence Romeo catches fire in the 3rd as San Miguel pummels Phoenix for 3-1 lead
Petron stems early Cignal HD run, takes Game One
Alex Cabanos key to F2 Logistics continued success
Ceres stuns Bung Karno with turnaround win over Persija Jakarta
Des Cheng has opposing crowds right where she wants them
DLSU Lady Spikers look to scrap for wins the rest of the way, says Ramil De Jesus
Unsure of return for next season, Kat Tolentino making most of breakout year
Jalen Green, FilAm Sports give advice to Kai Sotto
Ed Daquioag stars this time as Rain or Shine blasts Magnolia for 2-0 lead
UST Golden Tigresses stay in range of twice-to-beat advantage, dump FEU
NU Lady Bulldogs end UP’s Final Four hopes
Peter Quiel zaps UP as FEU Tamaraws inch closer to twice-to-beat
- News1 day ago
Jaja Santiago bares hectic 2019 plans
- 3x3 Basketball5 days ago
Taylor Statham wills Pasig Chooks to massive upset of Liman, Pool A sweep
- 3x3 Basketball3 days ago
Philippines continues rise in FIBA 3X3 rankings as Pasig, Taylor Statham move up as well
- 3x3 Basketball5 days ago
Alvin Pasaol, 3-man Balanga Chooks slay Moscow Inanomo to seal Pool C top seed