Video games Monday
(Filoil EcoOil Centre)
9 a.m. – UE vs EAC
11 a.m. – FEU vs LPU
1 p.m. – UST vs JRU
3 p.m. – AdU vs AU
5 p.m. – UPHSD vs UP
MANILA, Philippines — Nationwide group stalwart Carl Tamayo hauled down a strong double-double output because the College of the Philippines smothered Mapua U, 83-59, to open the Filoil EcoOIl Preseason Cup in flying colours Saturday on the Filoil EcoOil Centre in San Juan.
Contemporary from a stint with Gilas Pilipinas within the FIBA Asia Cup in Jakarta, Tamayo shrugged off fatigue and stamped the identical class over his counterparts by harvesting 16 factors and 16 rebounds within the Maroons’ 24-point win.
The UAAP Season 84 Rookie of the Yr fired eight of his whole output halfway via the third quarter the place UP unloaded a deciding 24-6 closeout to show a 33-40 deficit to an enormous 57-46 cushion getting into the payoff interval.
Gerry Abadiano (13) and CJ Catapusan (9) chipped in assist whereas all different Maroons hit the scoring column to backstop Tamayo, who served as one of many brilliant spots for Gilas in Asia Cup with averages of 12 factors and three.3 rebounds in 4 video games.
UP, the reigning UAAP champion, thus seized an early leeway in Group A that additionally contains Adamson, College of Perpetual Assist System Dalta, Faculty of St. Benilde, Nationwide U, Arellano, College of the East and Emilio Aguinaldo Faculty.
“Our focus is on how we are able to enhance as a group. Pinag-usapan lang namin at nag-adjust for no matter our lapses within the first half. That’s our purpose each time, studying how we are able to regulate throughout video games,” stated coach Goldwin Monteverde.
UP led by as many as 26 factors in an excellent begin for its UAAP build-up after dethroning three-time champion Ateneo and ending its 36-year title drought within the course of.
Warren Bonifacio and Brian Lacap had 11 markers every for the Cardinals, who completed runner-up to Mapua within the NCAA this yr.
UP goals to go 2-0 in opposition to Perpetual tomorrow whereas Mapua takes a week-long break earlier than colliding with Nationwide U subsequent Sunday.
UP 83 — Tamayo 16, Abadiano 13, Catapusan 9, Gonzales 7, Torculas 7, Fortea 6, Calimag 6, Ramos 6, Cagulangan 5, Alarcon 5, Madrigal 3.
Mapua 59 — Bonifacio 11, Lacap 11, Garcia 9, Pido 9, Gamboa 7, Hernandez 5, Cuenco 3, Soriano 2, Agustin 2, Igliane 0, Salenga 0, Parinas 0.
Quarterscores: 12-16, 31-33, 57-46, 83-59.