PCCL Elite Eight: Archers foil Lancers, stay unscathed
LA SALLE mounted a fourth-quarter tear to get past University of Visayas, 74-64, last night at Cebu City Coliseum and stay unbeaten in two games in the Elite Eight of the Philippine Collegiate Champions League.
The Archers opened the final period with a 19-3 burst sparked by Robert Bolick, Prince Rivero and Daryl Pascual to turn a slim 52-51 edge into a 17-point spread, 71-54.
Just a day earlier, the Archers also tripped Southwestern University, the reigning Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. champion, 59-54.
University of San Carlos, though, pulled off an upset by dumping Far Eastern U, 88-74, on Thursday night.
Africans Espoir Toyambi and Shooster Olago helped the Warriors erect leads of as many as 24 points, before weathering the Tamaraws’ late rally.
When the Tamaraws came within 54-53 following an Achie Iñigo triple, Olago buried five straight points for a 62-56 Warriors lead. Jasmine W. Payo
USC 88—Toyambi 20, Olago 19, Rabat 10, Magat 10, Tagapan 9, Asuncion 7, Lim 6, Arjon 3, Pepito 2, Bensig 2, Ecarma 0, Igna 0, Malana 0, Adlawan 0.
FEU 74—Tolomia 21, Belo 13, Cruz 11, Tamsi 8, Trinidad 5, Pogoy 4, Orizu 4, Iñigo 3, Eboña 3, Escoto 2, Jose 0, Denila 0, Delfinado 0, Ugsang 0, Lee Yu 0.
Quarters: 23-10, 44-35, 62-56, 88-74
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