Ateneo routs Chinese-Taipei White to start Jones Cup bid
Ateneo is off to a good start after its convincing 87-64 win over Chinese-Taipei White in its first game in the William Jones Cup Sunday at Xinzhuang Gymnasium in New Taipei City.
The Blue Eagles had a strong second quarter and outscored the hosts 22-13 to build a 48-33 lead heading into the break.
Thirdy Ravena led the defending UAAP champions with 17 points, seven rebounds, and five steals while Angelo Kouame had a 15-point, 18-rebound double-double.
Isaac Go also finished with a solid game for Ateneo with 10 points and seven rebounds while Jolo Mendoza had 11 points on 3-of-3 shooting from deep.
Oscar Kao had 16 points to lead Chinese-Taipei while Chun-Chi Lin added 15 points and five rebounds.
Ateneo’s next game is on Monday against South Korea.