Ateneo survives San Beda, advances to PCCL Finals

first_imgUS judge bars Trump’s health insurance rule for immigrants PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss “That’s basketball, you won’t really know what will happen because every situation is very different,” said Ravena in Filipino. “We had a shaky start in the fourth and San Beda caught up. It was breaks of the game and we’re just lucky we were able to pull it off.”Ravena led Ateneo’s charge with 14 points, six rebounds, and two assists, while Angelo Kouame had 13 points, 18 rebounds, and eight blocks.“I’m happy that our players figured things out themselves. As you saw, we didn’t take timeouts. They need to learn from these situations,” said Ateneo head coach Tab Baldwin.James Canlas led the Red Lions with 14 points and six boards while Donald Tankoua had 10 points and 12 rebounds.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—Ateneo hit timely baskets to fend off San Beda, 62-56, in the deciding Game 3 of the Philippine Collegiate Champions League semifinals Saturday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.Thirdy Ravena drained the dagger triple for a 61-56 Blue Eagles cushion with 22.9 seconds left.ADVERTISEMENT NBA-leading Bucks rally to beat Hornets Ateneo set up a knockout duel against University of Visayas for the PCCL title on January 28 at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.The Blue Eagles held a 51-37 lead at the end of the third quarter but failed to register a single field goal in nearly eight minutes.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsSan Beda exploited this drought going on an 18-4 run to tie the game at 55 after Donald Tankoua’s layup with 2:38 to play.Angelo Kouame was able to score Ateneo’s first field goal of the fourth quarter converting on a three-point play 24 seconds later. Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Lacson backs proposal to elect president and vice president in tandem Grace Poe files bill to protect govt teachers from malicious accusations For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. View commentslast_img

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