MANILA, Philippines—With their season on the road, the Arellano Chiefs merely roughed up the Emilio Aguinaldo Faculty Generals, 70-55, that created a four-way site visitors going into the play-in stage of the NCAA males’s basketball event.
Justin Arana overpowered nearly all people within the paint, barreling his technique to 21 factors and 18 rebounds plus three blocks because the Chiefs remained within the rivalry for a deep playoff run.
The Chiefs’ third win in eight video games, nonetheless, compelled a tie among the many Generals, the San Sebastian Stags and the Perpetual Altas at fifth place.
Solely two from amongst these groups will advance to the play-in relying on the result of their closing video games.
Jelo Sablan contributed 12 factors and 7 boards to the reason for the Altas, who pulled away early with a 20-point benefit within the second quarter and by no means regarded again.
The Generals leaned on the hot-shooting Ralph Robin, who went three of eight from three-point vary, and crew captain Marwin Taywan’s snipings, however they couldn’t dig EAC out of an enormous gap.
Groups ranked third to sixth will determine within the play-in section after the single-round elimination to find out the 2 different Remaining 4 qualifiers.
ARELLANO 70 — Arana 21, Sablan 12, Sta. Ana 8, Doromal 8, Steinl 8, Concepcion 8, Oliva 3, Cruz 2, Caballero 0.
EAC 55 — Robin 13, Taywan 12, Maguliano 9, Cosejo 5, Liwag 5, Gurtiza 4, Cadua 3, Luciano 2, Advert. Doria 2, Cosa 0, Fuentes 0, Bunyi 0.
Quarters: 17-14, 44-30, 55-47, 70-55.
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