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Elite shoot for outright semis slot

By: - Reporter / @cedelfptINQ
/ 11:36 PM January 23, 2013

The Blackwater Elite shoot for the second outright semifinal berth against the Cagayan Valley Rising Suns today in the PBA D-League Aspirants Cup at Trinity University of Asia Gym.

The Elite (6-2) can finish second behind defending champion NLEX (9-1) with a win at 4 p.m. over the Rising Suns (6-3).

It won’t be the end of the world for the Rising Suns if they lose  since they will just be relegated to quarterfinals play. But coach Alvin Pua has instilled a do-or-die mentality to help ensure that his team hurdles its latest challenge.

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“All our efforts will be put to waste if we couldn’t get the job done,” Pua said.

In the first game at 2 p.m, Cebuana Lhuillier hopes to stay in the hunt for a quarterfinals seat when it battles Informatics.

TAGS: Blackwater Elite, PBA D-League
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