All 18 Red Lions score as San Beda blows out UST
Norman Lee Benjamin Riego on Jun 04, 2017 05:21 PM
San Beda College has always been known for its depth.
The Red Lions seem to have taken it to a whole other level in the 2017 Filoil Flying V Preseason Tournament, however.
All 18 players fielded in contributed in the scoring column for the NCAA champions who stamped their class on woeful University of Sto. Tomas, 86-59, on Sunday at the Filoil Flying V Centre.
Head coach Boyet Fernandez had no player in double-digits, but was nothing but happy with the win built on total team effort. “We gave everybody a chance to play today and all our players played well,” he expressed.
After giving up the opening basket to the other side, San Beda blitzed its way to a 44-point first half.
They also did their work at the defensive end and suffocated their opponents to missing 25 of their 32 attempts in the first two quarters.
By halftime, the Red Lions were well in control, 44-21. “It was a character test for us today. The starters dictated the tempo and everybody followed the starters,” Fernandez said
Starters Javee Mocon, Ben Adamos, Robert Bolick, Radge Tongco, and Calvin Oftana merged for 31 points, 14 rebounds, and eight assists.
Arnaud Noah had eight points of his own and even little-known Clint Doliguez and Marcus Ejercito added six points each. “Pinagbigyan namin talaga lahat na makalaro para happy lahat pati parents,” Fernandez said.
San Beda led by as much as 28, 83-55, en route to its fifth consecutive victory in as many games in the preseason.
For the Tigers, Jeepy Faundo topped the scoring with 14 points. Yet again, they were at the receiving end of a rout and dropped to 1-6.
SAN BEDA 86 – Mocon J 9, Noah 8, Bolick 7, Adamos 7, Doliguez 6, Ejercito 6, Carino 6, Toba 5, Potts 5, Abuda 5, Tongco 5, Oftana 3, Bahio 3, Carlos 3, Presbitero 2, Mocon K 2, Cabanag 2, Soberano 2
UST 59 – Faundo 14, Sta. Ana 11, Akomo 9, Escalambre 8, Lee 6, De Guzman 5, Caunan 2, Lorenzana 2, Afoakwah 2, Soriano 0, Romero 0, Garrido 0
QUARTER SCORES: 24-10, 44-21, 58-40, 86-59
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