Filoil: FEU survives UST scare, moves closer to quarterfinals

first_imgChina population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls MOST READ UST never had a legitimate center to patrol the pain the whole tournament and instead relied on its quick guards and agile forwards to press and trap on defense.“That’s what I told my team that you should never be complacent against a pressing team,” added Racela in Filipino.The Growling Tigers had a chance to change the momentum of the game with 38.3 seconds left after FEU’s turnover but Richard Escoto swiped the ball away from Kenneth Zamora.Escoto then iced the game from the free throw line for the Tamaraws.Joseph Nunag put up a team-high 16 points to lead FEU while Escoto had 15 points and three steals.ADVERTISEMENT Far Eastern University got through by the skin of its teeth, holding off University of Santo Tomas, 86-82, in the group stage of the Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup Friday.ADVERTISEMENT In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ The Tamaraws moved closer to the quarterfinals after bumping their record to 5-1 in Group B while the Growling Tigers, who are experiencing a player exodus in the off-season, dropped to 1-5 in the tournament.After leading 71-60 at the end of the third, the Tamaraws were then subjected to UST’s pressing and rapid-fire scoring.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownThe Growling Tigers managed to get to as close as 85-82 after CJ Cansino’s three-pointer with 38.3 seconds left.“All pressing teams whether they’re undersized or undermanned will always remain competitive, and this UST team is no different,” said FEU head coach Olsen Racela. “Actually the whole game they were with us.” Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Rockets’ strong defense carry them to within a win of NBA Finals Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Zach Huang led the Growling Tigers with 23 points while Cansino added 20 points, six rebounds, and two steals.RELATED VIDEO LATEST STORIES For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding View commentslast_img

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