NCAA: San Beda rips Benilde, clinches playoff for Final 4 bonus

first_imgLATEST STORIES For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum San Beda took another step closer to a title repeat after making quick work of College of St. Benilde, 77-55, in the NCAA Season 94 men’s basketball tournament Thursday at Filoil Flying V Centre.ADVERTISEMENT Perpetual Help plays on amid NCAA eligibility controversy “But we also need to step our game up because we need to fortify our position for the top two and that is our goal to get a twice-to-beat advantage.”The Red Lions didn’t disappoint their head coach and immediately took care of business as early as the first half, building a 37-22 lead heading into the break and never looking back.Robert Bolick led the defending champions with 19 points and four assists.Donald Tankoua took care of the big boy duties with a 13-point, 10-rebound double-double while Javee Mocon wasn’t far behind with 13 points and eight boards for the Red Lions.Clement Leutcheu had 12 points and 13 rebounds for the Blazers.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextcenter_img Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View comments 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 Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? MOST READ The Red Lions’ dominant victory earned them a 14-1 record and gave them at least a playoff for a twice-to-beat advantage come the Final Four.The Blazers, meanwhile, dropped to an 8-7 record putting them two games behind no.4 University of Perpetual Help, which holds a 10-5 card.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissRed Lions head coach Boyet Fernandez said he was wary of the Blazers who are also fighting for their spot in the top four.“We really had doubts in this game because we all know CSB have its back against the wall and needed to win this game to stay close to the top four,” said Fernandez. Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazillast_img read more