LIVE UPDATES - NCAA Season 95 Men's Basketball Finals Game 2: San Beda vs. Letran
ABS-CBN Sports on Nov 15, 2019 02:48 PM
Can Letran reclaim the title, or will San Beda force a deciding third game?
The action continues in the NCAA Season 95 Men's Basketball Finals!
After taking Game 1, the Letran Knights will look reclaim the Men's Basketball Championship for the first time since NCAA Season 91.
With their four-peat hopes hanging in the balance, the San Beda Red Lions on the other hand, are intent on evening things up and forcing a deciding third game.
Follow along as we give you live updates from Game 2!
FINAL: SAN BEDA 79, LETRAN 76
San Beda survives Letran, 79 - 76. Lions for a deciding Game Three on Nov. 19, Tuesday.
OFTANA TO THE RESCUE!
Calvin Oftana's three-point play hands San Beda a 77 - 76 lead, 19.1 second left. Letran sues for time.
BIG BASKET BY MUYANG
Muyang's fadeaway shot makes it 76 - 74 for Letran, 55.4 seconds left. San Beda calls a timeout.
KNIGHTS HANGING BY A THREAD
Larry Muyang's free throws give Letran the lead, 74 - 72, 1:29 left in regulation.
10-0 BLAST BY BEDA
San Beda goes on a 10 - 0 run to take a 72 - 66 lead, 3:41 left.
ALL KNOTTED UP!
Letran led by as much as 7, but San Beda ties the game at 66 - all, 6:18 left in a frenetic-paced fourth period.
END OF 3RD QUARTER: LETRAN 56, SAN BEDA 53
Back-to-back baskets by Fran Yu give Letran a three-point lead, 56 - 53, to end the third quarter. Yu scored 12 points in the quarter.
2??3?? of the 31 Pts of Letran in the 3rd Qtr was either scored or assisted by Fran Yu.#NCAASeason95FinalsG2— Pong Ducanes (@ompongski) November 15, 2019
OFTANA GIVES THE LEAD BACK TO SAN BEDA
San Beda regains the upper hand 48 - 46 on a lay-up by MVP Calvin Oftana, 2:40 left in the third.
MUYANG GIVES LETRAN THE LEAD
An and-one play by Larry Muyang gives the Knights their first taste of the lead, 44 - 41, 4:42 left in the third period.
Fran Yu converts a triple to knot the score at 41. Letran trailed by as much as 16 in the first half.
KNIGHTS WITHIN ONE
Letran goes on a 13 - 2 run to cut deficit to just a solitary point, 38 - 39, 5:25 left in third quarter.
KNIGHTS MAKING ANOTHER RUN
HALFTIME: SAN BEDA 37, LETRAN 25
San Beda manages to stay on top after momentarily being threatened by Letran. The Lions take a 37 - 25 lead at halftime.
LIONS RECOVER AND LEAD BACK TO DOUBLE-DIGITS
San Beda gos on a 10 - 2 run to stretch back the advantage to double figures, 28 - 17, halfway through the period.
KNIGHTS COMING ALIVE IN THE SECOND QUARTER
Letran scores eight straight points to start the second period as the cut down the deficit to just 3, 15 - 18, 7:27 left in the quarter.
END OF 1ST QUARTER: SAN BEDA 18, LETRAN 7
San Beda starts strong, but Letran manages to cut down lead to 11 at the end of the first quarter.
RED-HOT START FOR LIONS
San Beda off to a 15 - 0 start against Letran.