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NCAA: Letran returns to winning form, pounds Mapua

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 02:20 PM September 21, 2018

Letran got back to the winners’ circle after dispatching Mapua, 84-69, in the NCAA Season 94 men’s basketball tournament Friday at Filoil Flying V Centre.

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The Knights, who lost to arch rival San Beda 74-68 in their previous match, improved to an 8-4 record to reinforce their hold of the third seed.

JP Calvo lit up for 26 points to lead the Knights to their fourth win in five games.

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Letran and the Cardinals were locked at 19-all after the first quarter but the Knights got into formation and proceeded to trample Mapua’s defenses in the second with a 26-9 run to take a 45-28 lead heading into the break.

John Quinto proved once again that he could fill up the stat sheets after he came away with another triple-double with 11 points, 14 rebounds, and 11 assists for Letran.

Arvin Gamboa led the Cardinals, who own a 4-9 record, with 17 points and seven boards.

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