NCAA Season 94: Handa at palaban kami ngayon –- Napa

Mark Escarlote on Oct 09, 2018 06:30 PM
NCAA Season 94: Handa at palaban kami ngayon –- Napa
Letran will be ready in its return in the Final Four after three years, with or without a twice-to-beat advantage.

Letran just secured a spot in the Final Four and is in the right path to vie for the last semifinals twice-to-beat advantage in the NCAA Season 94 seniors basketball competition.

The Knights’ chances for the Final Four bonus now depends on their next two assignments and a little help from fate.

“’Yung tadhana na ang magsasabi kung aabot ba kami o hindi,” said Napa moments after Letran destroyed San Sebastian College, 79-61, Tuesday for its fifth straight win at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan.

Sporting a 12-4 win-loss record at solo third, the Intramuros-based squad now needs to sweep their last two outings against College of St. Benilde and University of Perpetual Help and pray hard for Lyceum of the Philippines University (14-2) or three-peat-seeking San Beda University (14-1) not to reach 15 wins to force a playoff for the semis incentive.

But Napa’s focus right now is not about the semifinals scenario but on building his team’s momentum.

“Pero hindi na namin iniisip yun eh (twice-to-beat),” he said. “Kung di namin makuha ang twice-to-beat o makuha namin ang twice-to-beat magtatrabaho pa rin kami.”

His concern is to make sure that his squad will be ready for the Final Four -- with or without an incentive.  

“Kung sino man ang makakatapat namin ay talagang paghahadaan namin dahil kaming Letran handa kami at palaban kami ngayon,” he said.

Letran just gave a fair warning.




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