San Beda, Perpetual fight over right to enter Finals

Norman Lee Benjamin Riego on Oct 04, 2016 08:00 AM
San Beda, Perpetual fight over right to enter Finals
WIN OR GO HOME. Who will prevail between San Beda who are seeking their 11th Finals in a row and Perpetual who are seeking their first Finals in a long while?

Game on Tuesday at the MOA Arena

3:45 PM – San Beda vs Perpetual

Unlike their last three playoff appearances, University of Perpetual Help are staying longer in the NCAA 92 Men’s Basketball Tournament.

And with one more win, they will not only keep on surprising, they will also seize the opportunity to wage war for all the glory.

The only problem is, the Altas will have to do so, once again this time on Tuesday at the MOA Arena, against San Beda College who are as determined to stretch their streak of Finals berths to 11.

The do-or-die matchup to settle who will stand opposite already finalist Arellano University tips off at 3:45 PM and all of the action will be broadcast LIVE on ABS-CBN S+A Channel 23 and ABS-CBN S+A HD Channel 166 as well as streamed LIVE on sports.abs-cbn.com/livestream/ncaa.

With a convincing victory last Friday, Perpetual exorcised their demon in the form of the Red Lions who have ousted them after only one game from 2012 to 2014. And now, they are merely another step away from returning to the championship round for the first time in a dozen years.

The Finals have been the stomping grounds of San Beda for all of the last decade. And with a deep and balanced roster, they remain more than capable of recovering from losing their twice-to-beat advantage.

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