Bulldogs escape Stags in Fr. Martin Cup


Posted at Aug 21 2012 07:04 PM | Updated as of Aug 22 2012 09:41 PM

MANILA, Philippines – The National University Bulldogs got crucial baskets from Mark Porter, while the Chiang Kai Shek Dragons-A drew big points from Jae Keenan Yap as they repulsed their rivals last Sunday in the 10th Fr. Martin Division 2 Cup tournament.

Porter completed a three-point play in the final 24.7 seconds to tow the Bulldogs past the San Sebastian College-A Stags, 76-75, in the men’s action at the St. Placid gymnasium at the San Beda College campus.

Porter’s play came after Stags cager Gio Vergara put San Sebastian ahead with a triple at the 1:07 mark. It was the Bulldogs’ third straight triumph in Group A.

Meanwhile, Yap fired 21 points for the Dragons-A, who demolished St. Joseph-Bulacan, 115-60, in the juniors division.

The Dragons-A picked up their second win in as any outings in Group B.

Porter finished with 19 points for the Bulldogs, while Jaemark Perez topscored for the Stags with 23 points. San Sebastian now has a 2-1 record.