UAAP 2018:

Adamson surges to 3-0, batters UST, 79-71

September 22, 2018 – Araneta Coliseum

by Rock Punzalan

UAAP News 2018: Adamson Soaring Falcons surged ahead to 3-0, as it battered the UST Growling Tigers, 79-71 in the 2018 UAAP Season 81 Basketball this Saturday at the Araneta Coliseum. AdU Sniper Jerrick Ahanmisi starred with his 20 markers, while Vince Magbuhos had 15 buckets and 4 steals.

Notes:

➤ Adamson’s suffocating full-court trap defense stymied the gallant Tigers stand as the Falcons scored 29 points off the turnovers they caused UST.

Papi Sarr was not much of a factor in today’s game as he played through sickness.

CJ Cansino paced the losing Tigers with his 18 points and 5 boards while Marvin Lee added 16. Import Steve Akomo registered a double-double with 8 goals and 12 caroms.

Adamson is now the sole leader of the Season 81 with a 3-0 slate, while the Tigers dropped to 1-2.

Game Scores:
Quarters: 20-18, 38-31, 58-54, 79-71.

adamson: 79

Ahanmisi 20, Magbuhos 15, Espeleta 12, Camacho 9, Bernardo 7, Lastimosa 6, Sarr 4, Pingoy 4, Catapusan 2, Colonia 0, Manganti 0, Mojica 0.

ust: 71

Cansino 18, Lee 16, Akomo 8, Subido 8, Cosejo 6, Huang 4, Marcos 4, Zamora 3, Mahinay 2, Lagumen 2, Caunan 0.

Posted September 22, 2018 - Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team

UAAP 2018:

Adamson's stifling defense suffocates Ateneo, 74-70

September 9, 2018 – MOA Arena

by Rock Punzalan

UAAP News 2018: Adamson Falcons’ stifling defense suffocated the Ateneo Blue Eagles, 74-70, to register their first victory in the 2018 UAAP Season 81 basketball this opening Sunday at the MOA Arena in Pasay. Ateneo had no answer to Adamson’s pressure defense, combined with the Falcons’ gang rebounding which proved too much for the Eagles to handle.

Notes:

Jerrick Ahanmisi showed his mettle, as he led with 23 points for Adamson, while Vince Magbuhos contributed 10 markers and 10 caroms. Reinforcement Papi Sarr also copped 8 points and 9 rebounds.

➤ Adamson’s length helped them dominate the rebounds department, with the Falcons hauling 52 boards – 16 of them offensive rebounds, compared to Ateneo’s 48 caroms. The Falcons also converted 15 points off turnovers as they stole the ball 8 times, credited to coach Franz Pumaren‘s signature trap defense.

Matt Nieto led the losing Blue Eagles with 21 points, while Raffy Verano added 10 buckets.

Game Scores:
Quarters: 18-20, 40-39, 55-51, 74-70.

adamson: 74

Ahanmisi 23, Magbuhos 10, Sarr 8, Catapusan 7, Espeleta 7, Lastimosa 6, Manganti 4, Mojica 3, Pingoy 3, Camacho 2, Colonia 1, Bernardo 0.

ateneo: 70

Nieto Ma. 21, Verano 10, Ravena 7, Asistio 7, Go 6, Navarro 5, Mendoza 5, Nieto Mi. 4, Black 4, Kouame 1, Belangel 0, Wong 0, Tio 0.

Posted on September 9, 2018 - MOA Arena

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team