Jones Cup: Ateneo bows to South Korea for first loss
After its huge opening day victory, Ateneo succumbed to South Korea, 90-73, in the 2018 Williams Jones Cup Monday in New Taipei City.
The Blue Eagles were no match against the South Koreans, who had national team members and former Magnolia import Ricardo Ratliffe, and dropped to 1-1 in the tournament so far.
The UAAP champions routed Chinese Taipei-White, 87-64, on Sunday.
Rattlife paced the South Korea side with 15 points, Heo Il-young also had 15 while Heo Ung added 12 points.
Thirdy Ravena, meanwhile, dropped 14 points for Ateneo in a losing effort while Matt Nieto and Angelo Kouame finished with 12 and 10 points, respectively.
The Blue Eagles will return to action against Canada on Tuesday.