PCCL: San Beda eliminates UST, marches to semis vs UP

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Feb 15 2020 05:57 PM

San Beda University held off University of Santo Tomas for a 77-68 victory in the 2020 Philippine Collegiate Champions League at Filoil Flying V Centre on Saturday.

The Red Lions' Peter Alfaro teamed up with Calvin Oftana to frustrate the Tigers, who battled to within 67-62 in the last 5 minutes, according to a report by ABS-CBN Sports.

Alfaro, who finished with 13 points and 6 rebounds, scored back-to-back baskets to weather the storm.

Oftana scored on a fastbreak layup to put San Beda up 74-63 before, CJ Cansino hit a couple of free throws to cut the deficit.

But Oftana scored a triple to put the Tigers away for good. He tallied 6 points, 4 rebounds, and 3 assists.

Cansino paced UST with 21 points and 9 rebounds.

The Red Lions will next meet University of the Philippines in the semifinals on March 7.

BOX SCORES

SAN BEDA 77 - Canlas 14, Alfaro 13, Penuela 11, Carino 10, Etrata 7, Oftana 6, Villejo 6, Visser 4, Ejercito 3, Abuda 2, Bahio 1, Fornis 0, Cuntapay 0.

UST 68 - Cansino 21, Paraiso 12, Concepcion 10, Nonoy 9, Chabi Yo 6, Manaytay 4, Asuncion 3, Cuajao 2, Manalang 1, Bataller 0, Ando 0, Pangilinan 0.

QUARTER SCORES: 19-13, 39-27, 62-46, 77-68.

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