Collegiate champions De La Salle Green Archers and San Beda Red Lions finally showed their true form after making mincemeat of separate rivals in Day 2 of the PCCL’s single-round semis on Tuesday at The Arena in San Juan City. Both teams lost on Day 1.
NCAA titlist San Beda was relentless from the opening tip, hacking out a roaring 77-49 rout of the South Western University Cobras. Not to be outdone, UAAP king La Salle also cruised to an easy victory over the erstwhile-undefeated FEU Tamaraws, 80-60.
All four teams now have identical 1-1 win-loss cards, making the match-ups on Thursday as knockout games for the championship slots. The 2pm game features FEU versus SWU followed by the much-awaited clash between the Archers and Lions at 4pm, also at The Arena in San Juan. The winners will advance to the best-of-three finals beginning on December 17.
Nigerian center Ola Adeogun of San Beda was unstoppable in the paint, pouring in 22 points and hauling down 11 rebounds, including sevenRead More »from PCCL Final Four Day 2: Lions, Archers bounce back with emphatic wins, set sudden death duel