CKSC, UPIS keep Jumbo Final 4 bids alive
Reigning champion Chiang Kai Shek College and University of the Philippines-Integrated School kept their semifinal bids going in the 2nd PCABL Jumbo Plastic Linoleum Cup at Philippine Buddhacare Academy gym in Quezon City over the weekend.
The CKSC Blue Dragons crushed the Letran-B Squires, 98-45, to grab solo fourth in the nine-team tournament with a 3-2 card.
The Junior Maroons, on the other hand, got 24 points from Allane Barles to trounce the University of the East Juniors, 105-88, and improve to 2-3.
Barles also had eight boards and four assists to clinch another Jumbo Plastic Player of the game award in the tournament backed by Smart, Advance Solutions, Hapee Toothpaste, Fed Seal, Powerhouse, CW Home Depot and Powerbest Marketing.
In the other game, unbeaten National University bolstered its bid for a twice-to-beat advantage in the semifinals with an 85-56 drubbing of Hope Christian High School.
NU (6-0) needs to win just one one of its last two matches to claim the No. 1 seeding in the Final Four.
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