NCAA: Letran trips Perpetual, strengthens hold on third seed

first_imgLetran survived University of Perpetual Help for a thrilling 82-80 win to fortify its hold of the third seed in the NCAA Season 94 men’s basketball tournament Friday at Filoil Flying V Center.ADVERTISEMENT Ancajas willing to fight Thai champ Srisaket ‘anywhere’ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew LATEST STORIES View comments Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college MOST READcenter_img Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Bong Quinto hit the go-ahead basket in transition and a clutch free throw to iced the game for the Knights, who nabbed their sixth straight win and improved to 13-4.The Altas came into the game trying to close in to the third seed and instead had their six-game streak snapped and settled for a 11-6 card to stay at the fourth spot.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissEdgar Charcos first hit a clutch three to give Perpetual an 80-79 lead with 52 seconds left but the Knights managed to get a defensive stop in the following possessions with JP Calvo taking the ball away from Kyt Jimenez.Calvo would then find Quinto for the open layup on the other end. Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Quinto finished with 22 points, nine rebounds all of which came under the offensive board, and five assists for the Knights.Calvo added 17 points, five rebounds, and seven assists for Letran while Larry Muyang stood his ground in the paint with 11 points and eight rebounds.Rey Peralta had 17 points to lead Perpetual’s offense while Prince Eze had a 14-point, 12-rebound double-double.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img

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