MANILA, Philippines – Jose Rizal University (JRU) leaned on Nate Matute to pull off a 77-65 win over Arellano University on Thursday’s NCAA men’s basketball at The Arena in San Juan.
According to Inboundpass.com, Matute scored 29 points on 6-of-9 shooting from the three point range.
It was the Heavy Bombers’ 2nd straight victory since their 65-64 cliffhanger win over the Mapua Cardinals last Saturday.
Backing up Matute are John Lopez and Byron Villarias who scored 12 and 11, respectively.
John Pinto led the Chiefs with 12 points.