Much-needed bounce back win at stake in Battle of Intramuros

Norman Lee Benjamin Riego on Aug 21, 2018 07:52 AM
Much-needed bounce back win at stake in Battle of Intramuros
Bong Quinto and Letran need a win to prove they are legitimate contenders in the season

Games on Tuesday at the Filoil Flying V Centre

2:00 PM – Letran vs Mapua

4:00 PM – San Beda vs LPU

In the first-ever Battle of Intramuros in the NCAA 94 Men’s Basketball Tournament, Colegio de San Juan de Letran and Mapua University will not just be fighting over bragging rights.

More importantly, a crucial return to the win column will be on the line when the unfriendly neighbors Knights and Cardinals clash at the Filoil Flying V Centre, Tuesday.

This season’s first Battle of Intramuros erupts at 2:00 PM and, as always, all of the action will be on S+A, S+A HD, and livestream.

Letran (4-3) suffered back-to-back sorry losses to San Beda University and Lyceum of the Philippines University and wants nothing more than to get its playoff hopes back on track while Mapua (2-6) wants nothing more than to put a stop to its own four-game slide and return to its winning ways.

In the day’s other game, a rematch of last season’s intense championship between San Beda (6-0) and LPU (8-0) tips off at 4:00 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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