Defending champ San Beda wages war against runner-up LPU
Norman Lee Benjamin Riego on Aug 21, 2018 07:52 AM
It's Robert Bolick and San Beda up against CJ Perez and LPU - what more needs to be said?
Games on Tuesday at the Filoil Flying V Centre
2:00 PM – Letran vs Mapua
4:00 PM – San Beda vs LPU
At long last, it’s defending champion San Beda University up against runner-up Lyceum of the Philippines now in the 94th Season of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.
The Red Lions and the Pirates re-engage with one another in the season’s most anticipated matchup finally commencing on Tuesday at the Filoil Flying V Centre.
A rematch of last season’s intense championship round tips off at 4:00 PM and, as always, all of the action will be on S+A, S+A HD, and livestream.
Both San Beda (6-0) and LPU (8-0) are coming off big-time wins over rivals San Sebastian College-Recoletos and Colegio de San Juan de Letran, respectively. More importantly, though, both the Red Lions and the Pirates are yet to be defeated in the tournament.
In the day’s other game, this season’s first Battle of Intramuros between Colegio de San Juan de Letran (4-3) and Mapua University (2-6) erupts at 2:00 PM.
And in Juniors action, the Mapua Red Robins (6-2) are out to secure at least a top two finish in the first round up against the Letran Squires (1-6) at 10:00 AM. There will also be a matchup between the San Beda Red Cubs (3-3) and the LPU Junior Pirates (3-5) at 12:00 PM.
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