UAAP 2018:

La Salle ravages UST, 110-69

November 3, 2018 – Ynares Center – Antipolo

by Rock Punzalan

UAAP News 2018: The De La Salle Green Archers ravaged the UST Growling Tigers, 110-69 in the UAAP Season 81 Men’s basketball this Saturday at the Ynares Center in Antipolo. Aljun Melecio wowed with season-high 22 markers and 6 dimes for DLSU, while import Mark Dyke contributed 16 points and 6 caroms.

Notes:

➤ The Green Archers led by as big as 48 points in the fourth quarter with a minute remaining. The victory was the second of DLSU over former coach Aldin Ayo, now the mentor of the Tigers.

Alvin Caracut and Jollo Go also contributed 15 and 14 points for La Salle respectively.

➤ Guard Marvin Lee paced the defeated Tigers with his 26 points, while CJ Cansino chipped-in 14 markers.

➤ DLSU is now at solo third place in Season 81 standings with 7-4 slate, while UST dropped to 4th place with a 5-6 record.

Game Scores:
Quarters: 29-13, 50-31, 84-40, 110-69.

DLSU: 110

Melecio 22, Dyke 16, Caracut 15, Go 14, Serrano 13, Baltazar 13, Santillan 6, Montalbo 4, Manuel 3, Capacio 2, Bates 2, Corteza 0.

UST: 69

Lee 26, Cansino 14, Cosejo 5, Mahinay 5, Marcos 5, Zamora 4, Huang 3, Bataller 3, Bonleon 2, Agustin 2, Subido 0, Caunan 0.

Posted on November 4, 2018 - Ynares Center - Antipolo

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team

UAAP 2018:

La Salle demolishes Ayo's UST, 99-72

October 3, 2018 – MOA Arena

by Rock Punzalan

UAAP News 2018: De La Salle Green Archers demolished Ayo’s UST Growling Tigers, 99-72 in the 2018 UAAP Season 81 Men’s basketball this Wednesday at the Mall of Asia Arena. Justine Baltazar starred for DLSU with a double-double of 22 buckets and 10 boards, while Aljun Melecio contributed 19 markers.

Notes:

Andrei Caracut also chipped-in 13 points for DLSU.

➤ Renzo Subido led the defeated UST with his 16 points and 2 rebounds, while Zach Huang also made 13 markers and 6 caroms.

➤ La Salle is now sporting a 3-2 record, while UST went down to 1-4 in UAAP Season 81.

➤ It was the first meeting between La Salle and coach Aldin Ayo after the latter left the Green Archers. La Salle lost the Season 80 championship to Ateneo after winning the trophy in 2016. DLSU is now being coached by former Ayo deputy Louie Gonzalez.

➤ The Green Archers lost several players together with Ayo to various reasons this season. Former MVP Ben Mbala left to play abroad, while Ricci Rivero, Brent Paraiso, and Prince Rivero all transferred to different UAAP teams. Meanwhile, Ayo opted to mentor the Growling Tigers for Season 81.

Game Scores:
Quarters: 28-13, 54-34, 71-51, 99-72.

la salle: 99

Baltazar 22, Melecio 19, Caracut 13, Go 11, Santillan 11, Serrano 10, Bates 6, Manuel 5, Dyke 2, Capacio 0, Corteza 0.

ust: 72

Subido 16, Lee 13, Huang 13, Caunan 8, Cansino 7, Cosejo 5, Bataller 3, Marcos 3, Zamora 2, Mahinay 2, Ando 0, Agustin 0.

Posted on October 4, 2018 - Mall of Asia Arena - Pasay

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team

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:

NU Bulldogs mauls UST Tigers, 75-70

September 8, 2018 – MOA Arena

by Rock Punzalan

UAAP 2018: The National University Bulldogs mauled the University of Santo Tomas Tigers, 75-70, in the opener of the 2018 UAAP Season 81 basketball this Saturday at the MOA Arena in Pasay. The brothers duo of Dave and Shaun Ildefonso lifted the Bulldogs over the newly-mentored Tigers coached by Aldin Ayo. Dave starred for NU with 19 buckets, 7 boards and 4 dimes, while brother Shaun also made 10 markers and 11 caroms.

Notes:

➤ Reinforcement Senegalese Issa Gaye also contributed 6 points and 7 rebounds for the Bulldogs.

➤ The opening day loss is the first for coach Ayo under the UST squad as he once mentored the Letran Knights in the NCAA and the Green Archers in the UAAP.

➤ UAAP Juniors MVP CJ Cansino meanwhile led the losing Tigers with his stellar 20 points and 10 rebounds, while Renzo Subido copped 15 markers.

Game Scores:
Quarters: 14-14, 33-28, 54-37, 75-70.

nu: 75

Ildefonso D. 19, Ildefonso S. 10, Joson 8, Rike 6, Gaye 6, Clemente 6, Aquino 4, Galinato 4, Sinclair 4, Gallego 3, Yu 3, Diputado 2, Morido 0.

ust: 70

Cansino 20, Subido 15, Akomo 12, Caunan 6, Lee 6, Zamora 5, Huang 4, Bataller 2, Bonleon 0, Marcos 0, Cosejo 0.

Posted on September 8, 2018 - MOA Arena

Written by Rock Punzalan for Philippine Basketball News Team