Lions move to quarters, down Cards
MANILA, Philippines - Unbeaten San Beda trounced Mapua, 77-66, to advance to the quarters while University of the East held off Ateneo, 72-66, in the 10th Fr. Martin Division 2 Cup basketball tournament at San Beda gym in Mendiola on Thursday.
Van Abatayo, Jeric Estrada and Michol Sorela came away with double digit outputs to power the Red Lions past the Cardinals and into the Last 8 with a 6-0 card in Group A.
Mustapha Arafat and Benjamin Dy took charge for the Warriors, who survived the Eagles for their fifth win in six games in Group B.
In the other game, Technological Institute of the Philippines won via default over Emilio Aguinaldo College to even its card to 3-3.
In junior play, Lance Abude hit 25 points as San Beda posted its third win in a row with a 66-58 decision over EAC-ICA, while JJ Galimit scored 14 as Chiang Kai Shek downed Xavier to stretch its win run to four.