Streaking Altas go for solo second against Cardinals
ABS-CBN Sports on Aug 03, 2016 07:12 PM
Bright Akhuetie and the Altas put their streak on the line against MVP Allwell Oraeme and his Cardinals from Mapua.
Second place is at stake in the highly-anticipated clash of the titans as the NCAA Season 92 men's basketball tournament resumes Thursday at he San Juan Arena.
Bright Akhuetie and the Perpetual Help Altas are out to stretch their winning streak to five games and seize solo second place.
Currently sitting with a 6-2 record, the Altas are coming off a huge 70-53 win over the EAC Generals.
Standing in their way are Allwell Oraeme and the Mapua Cardinals who are coming off a disappointing previous outing.
Despite getting another 20-20 game from the reigning MVP, the Cardinals got overwhelmed by the San Beda Red Lions and dropped to 5-2.
The Altas-Cardinals showdown is set at 4 p.m. LIVE from the San Juan Arena and on ABS-CBN Sports+Action channel 23 as well as ABS-CBN Sports+Action HD. Livestreaming is available at sports.abs-cbn.com/livestream/ncaa
The first game of the double-header features the EAC Generals and the CSB Blazers.
The Generals are coming off a sorry loss to Perpetual and are hoping to get win number 3 for the season to gain some ground on the LPU Pirates and the JRU Heavy Bombers.
Meanwhile, the Blazers are merely hoping to register that first victory after going winless in their first eight games.