NCAA 95: TY Tang-coached CSB reinforces mastery over Perpetual

Norman Lee Benjamin Riego on Jul 16, 2019 06:50 PM
NCAA 95: TY Tang-coached CSB reinforces mastery over Perps
Carlo Young and CSB own a share of first in NCAA 95

College of St. Benilde capitalized on all of its chances at the charity stripe to get the better of University of Perpetual Help, 75-63, in a duel between playoff hopefuls in the NCAA 95 Men’s Basketball Tournament, Tuesday at Filoil Flying V Centre.

Carlo Young and Kendrix Belgica were at the forefront of the Blazers’ rush to back-to-back wins to start the season with 14 and 12 points, respectively.

The two also took charge in the Taft-based team’s big-time third quarter that erased a seven-point deficit at halftime and erected a 49-41 advantage heading into the final frame.

Still, the Altas battled back and Jielo Razon pulled them within five, 57-62, inside the last five minutes.

It was at that point, however, that CSB aggressiveness led to 13 free throws, nine of which it made good on.

In all, the utilized their steady hands from the stripe for a 13-3 haymaker in the endgame.

Razon sill hit a triple to inch Perps nearer with 5.5 ticks to go, but by then, the Blazers were already assured of tying defending champion San Beda University as well as San Sebastian College-Recoletos at the head of the standings.

Even more, coach TY’s boys remained perfect in their matchups opposite Perpetual.

Yes, ever since the youthful mentor took over in 2017, they have won each and every game against the wine and gold.

For the Altas, Razon topped the scoring column with 15 points. Unable to get the green and white monkey off their backs, though, they dropped to 1-1 in the standings.

BOX SCORES

CSB 75 - Young 14, Belgica 12, Gutang 9, Dixon 8, Flores 7, Leutcheu 7, Naboa 6, Pasturan 5, Carlos 4, Sangco 4, Lepalam 0

PERPETUAL 63 - Razon 15, Aurin 12, Charcos 8, Peralta 8, Adamos 6, Cuevas 5, Sevilla 4, Egan 3, Tamayo 2, Barasi 0, Giussani 0, Lanoy 0, Martel 0, Lucero 0

QUARTER SCORES: 14-18, 26-33, 49-41, 75-63

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