Unbeaten Lions looking to remain ahead of the pack

Norman Lee Benjamin Riego on Aug 05, 2016 08:10 AM
Unbeaten Lions looking to remain ahead of the pack
FINALS DESTINATION. Javee Mocon and San Beda are dead set in returning to the Finals and reclaiming the title they lost to their archrivals a season ago.

Games on Friday at the Araneta Coliseum

12:00 PM – LPU vs Letran

2:00 PM – San Beda vs San Sebastian

4:00 PM – JRU vs Arellano

San Beda College is on track in reclaiming the crown it has worn for all but two of the last 10 years now in the 92nd Season of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.

Undefeated through seven games, the Red Lions are eyeing to make it eight straight when they take on luckless San Sebastian College-Recoletos at the San Juan Arena, Friday.

Streaking San Beda wrestles with the slumping Golden Stags at 2:00 PM and all of the action will be broadcast LIVE on ABS-CBN Sports+Action Channel 23 as well as streamed LIVE on sports.abs-cbn.com/livestream/ncaa.

The Lions are pacing the league behind paint presence Donald Tankoua and scoring machine Davon Potts. What’s even scarier for the rest of the league is the likes of Javee Mocon, Dan Sara, and AC Soberano are yet to have their breakout games this year.

Also desperate for a breakout game from any if their big guns is San Sebastian who have been trudging through a seven-game losing skid following a tournament-opening win.

Meanwhile, both Colegio de San Juan de Letran and Arellano University are seeking to stay among the top four when they take on separate opponents.

The defending champion Knights shoot for their sixth win out of eight at the expense of Lyceum of the Philippines University who are nothing but determined to just get back to winning at 12:00 PM. 

The Chiefs then gun for their fourth win in a row and seventh overall in nine games against Jose Rizal University who want nothing more than to find some consistency at 4:00 PM. 

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