Falcons repel Bulldogs, pace Filoil tilt
11:15 a.m. – CSB vs UP
1:30 p.m. – FEU vs Arellano U
3:15 p.m. – UST vs Perpetual Help
MANILA, Philippines - Adamson leaned on another strong effort by Jerrick Ahanmisi as it outlasted National U, 78-72, yesterday to seize the solo lead in Group B of the Filoil Flying V Premier Cup at the Filoil Flying V Center in San Juan.
Ahanmisi fired a team-best 16 points, matching his output in their 70-59 victory over the St. Benilde Blazers last Sunday, to help power the Falcons to their fifth straight win.
La Salle held sway in overtime and thwarted erstwhile unbeaten Lyceum University of the Phl, 121-119, to tie its victim at 3-1.
“He’s been really consistent for us, I hope he keeps it up,” said Adamson coach Franz Pumaren referring to Ahanmisi.
The Bulldogs, led by J-Jay Alejandro’s game-high 21 points, dropped to 1-3.
Earlier, Perpetual Help relied on Gab Dagangon as it edged Letran, 88-87, in overtime for a 1-1 slate.
Dagangon erupted for 26 points he spiked with seven rebounds while GJ Ylagan scattered 17 markers to steer the Altas to the victory.
State U, for its part, debuted in impressive fashion as it trounced Mapua U, 80-72.
The Knights and the Cardinals both fell to 0-4.