NCAA: Cardinals overcome Chiefs late rally, improve to 2-2

first_imgLATEST STORIES For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. “After our loss last game we really gave our double effort in practice to get our intensity up,” said Mapua’s third-year guard Laurenz Victoria, who scored nine points and provided stability in the backcourt amid Arellano’s rally.Five Cardinals scored in double figures led by Christian Buñag, who had 16 points on top of 10 rebounds.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’Eric Jobel added 15 while Cedric Pelayo had 13, including a jumper that gave Mapua an 87-80 cushion with 2:20 remaining.Warren Bonifacio and Noah Lugo chipped in 12 points each. Lugo put the Cardinals out of harm’s way with a drive, 91-82, with 27.5 seconds left. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ 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 Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img Peza offers relief to ecozone firms In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Levi Dela Cruz topscored with 25 points for the Chiefs, who came to within five, 85-80, after a layup by Guilmer Dela Torre with still 2:34 to go.Mapua tied Arellano and College of St. Benilde in the standings at 2-2. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMapua survived a fiery fourth quarter fightback by Arellano, 91-83, to stop a two-game slide in the NCAA Season 94 men’s basketball tournament Tuesday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.The Cardinals blew an 18-point lead before making crucial baskets down the stretch to keep the Chiefs behind.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Murray tests hip, comes back to edge McDonald in Washington Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs MOST READ View commentslast_img read more