Ateneo overwhelms UV to win 2018 PCCL title
Ateneo proved too much for University of the Visayas in a 95-71 win to capture its fourth Philippine Collegiate Champions League (PCCL) championship Monday night at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.
The Blue Eagles zoomed to a 7-0 start before extending their lead to as high as 33 points. They never trailed and were never threatened.
Five Ateneo scored in double figures led by Isaac Go’s 15 points on 4-of-5 shooting from downtown. BJ Andrade had 13 points while Thirdy Ravena and Victor Berjay added 12 apiece.
The sweet-shooting Go was named Finals MVP. Go was also joined by Ravena and Andrade in the Mythical Team.
The Eagles, who shot 51 percent from the field and limited the Green Lancers to just three field goals in the third quarter, claimed their fourth PCCL title overall.
Guard Rey Suerte fired a game-high 26 points for UV, which hit only 32 percent of its field goal attempts and turned the ball over 24 times.
Suerte and hardworking big man Bassieru Sacko, who added 16 points and 12 rebounds for the Green Lancers, were the other two members of the mythical selection.
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