NCAA: Host Altas on the board after beating Letran in thriller

Paul Lintag on Jul 13, 2018 06:23 PM
NCAA: Altas on the board after beating Letran in thriller
It was a nice bounce-back win for the Altas following an opening-day loss to defending champion San Beda. Perpetual moved up to 1-1 while the Knights start their season off with a loss.

Host Perpetual is on the board in the NCAA Season 94 men's basketball tournament.

The Altas survived the Letran Knights in a thriller, taking a pulsating 78-75 win Friday at the San Juan Arena.

It was a nice bounce-back win for the Altas following an opening-day loss to defending champion San Beda. Perpetual moved up to 1-1 while the Knights start their season off with a loss.

Perpetual closed the game with a sensational 13-2 run in the last seven minutes to steal the win.

However, a tough defensive stand in the dying seconds proved to be more crucial for the Altas. Prince Eze and Kim Aurin denied JP Calvo in the last 21 seconds, preserving a 77-75 lead.

 

 

The Scores:

PERPETUAL 78 – Charcos 27, Razon 13, Coronel 12, Aurin 10, Eze 7, Peralta 4, Mangalino 3, Gallardo 2, Canoy 0, Cuevas 0.

LETRAN 75 – Quinto 15, Calvo 14, Ambohot 11, Muyang 10, Fajarito 7, Yu 6, Balanza 5, Batiller 5, Balagasay 2, Agbong 0, Mandreza 0.

Quarters: 21-23, 45-44, 60-61, 78-75.

 


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