NCAA 95-leading San Beda gets challenged by daring CSB

Norman Lee Benjamin Riego on Aug 23, 2019 07:12 AM
NCAA 95-leading San Beda gets challenged by daring CSB
Calvin Oftana and San Beda will be pitted against upset-conscious CSB (Photo by Josh Albelda)

Games on Friday at Filoil Flying V Centre

12:00 p.m. - San Beda vs CSB

2:00 p.m. - San Sebastian vs Perpetual

4:00 p.m. - Arellano vs LPU

It will be a battle between a team that has met expectations and another squad that has shocked just about everybody in the latest game day of the NCAA 95 Men's Basketball Tournament, Friday at Filoil Flying V Centre.

Three-peat champion San Beda University is eyeing to stretch its streak to eight in a row even as a College of St. Benilde side already on its best start in history eyes a statement win of its own.

The Red Lions nobody questioned to be here to stay take on the Blazers many have been pleasantly surprised by at 12:00 p.m. and, of course, all of the action will be on ABS-CBN S+A Channel 23, ABS-CBN S+A HD Channel 166, LIGA SkyCable Channel 86, LIGA HD SkyCable Channel 183, iWant and livestream.

After that will be another must-see matchup as San Sebastian College-Recoletos and University of Perpetual Help welcome back their respective head coaches in their duel at 2:00 p.m.

Egay Macaraya, who served a one-game suspension the last time around, goes at it with Frankie Lim, who was put on leave and then made his way back, in a coaching chess match with a much-needed winning streak at stake.

Meanwhile, Lyceum of the Philippines University seeks a might rebound at the expense of Arellano University at 4:00 p.m.

In Jrs. action, the LPU Jr. Pirates are hoping for a bounce back win of their own up against the Arellano Braves at 6:00 p.m.

For the first time ever, the best and brightest young talent in the country will be on livestream.

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