NCAA: LPU, Letran wage war in crucial contest

Norman Lee Benjamin Riego on Oct 05, 2018 03:01 AM
NCAA: LPU, Letran wage war in crucial contest
Intramuros rivals collide when league-leading LPU takes on third-running Letran

Games on Friday at the Filoil Flying V Centre

12:00 PM – EAC vs Mapua

2:00 PM – JRU vs Arellano

4:00 PM – Letran vs LPU

The last time Lyceum of the Philippines University and Colegio de San Juan de Letran met in the NCAA 94 Men’s Basketball Tournament, the former was oh so close to falling to the latter.

Now in their meeting in Round 2 of the tournament on Friday at the Filoil Flying V Centre, the Pirates are determined that there will be no repeat even as the Knights are determined to finish the job.

LPU (14-1) looks to close in on a playoff incentive while Letran (10-4) looks to pull them away from it for now starting at 4:00 PM. Of course, all of the action will be on S+A, S+A HD, and livestream.

Meanwhile, Mapua University and Emilio Aguinaldo College, both 4-11, try for a morale-boosting win at 12:00 PM and Arellano University (4-10) is out to give its new coach his first win at the expense of also-ran Jose Rizal University (2-13) at 2:00 PM.

In Juniors action, the JRU Light Bombers (9-6) and the Arellano Braves (6-8) go at it in an important matchup at 10:00 AM. There will also be matchups between the Mapua Red Robins (11-4) and the EAC Brigadiers (3-12) at 8:00 AM and between the LPU Junior Pirates (8-7) and the Letran Squires (3-11) at 6:00 PM.

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