NCAA: Edgar Charcos, Kim Aurin lift Perpetual past Arellano
MANILA, Philippines–Harefooted guard Edgar Charcos dropped a floater with 3.4 seconds remaining to lift the Perpetual Altas past the Arellano Chiefs, 75-73, in the NCAA Season 95 men’s basketball tournament at the Filoil Arena.
The heroic act of Charcos led them to their second win in five games and preserved the fantastic all-around performance of Kim Aurin, who had 17 points, eight rebounds, three blocks and assist plus two steals.
Aurin capped his game-long brilliance by blocking Rence Alcoriza’s potential game-winning three at the buzzer. The Chiefs fell to 1-4.
PERPETUAL 75—Aurin 17, Adamos 16, Charcos 15, Egan 10, Peralta 7, Razon 5, Cuevas 4, Sevilla 1, Tamayo 0, Barasi 0, Martel 0.
ARELLANO 73—Arana 20, Sablan 13, Salado 10, Espiritu 7, Santos 6, Alcoriza 5, Concepcion 4, Bayla 4, Oliva 2, Gayosa 2, Segura 0, Talampas 0, De Guzman 0.
Quarters: 27-18, 41-39, 62-57, 75-73
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