Bulldogs survive gritty Generals

first_imgNational U’s Jay-J Alejando. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO/TRISTAN TAMAYOJ-Jay Alejandro cashed in on his fastbreak with 16.5 seconds to spare to lift National University to an 87-85 win over the gritty Emilio Aguinaldo College in the 2017 Filoil Flying V Preseason Premier Cup Friday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.The Bulldogs tracked down Francis Munsayac’s three-point miss late which led to Alejandro skying in for the game-winning lay-up over the diminutive guard late.ADVERTISEMENT The Generals still had their chances in the clutch, but Juju Bautista missed two chances from point-blank as time expired for EAC.Despite the victory, coach Jamike Jarin was far from satisfied with the way NU played.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return“I’d like to forget that we played well because we didn’t deserve to win. With the way we played, we didn’t deserve to win,” he said. “The reason why the result went to our side is (EAC) got tired. If it was a five-quarter game, we would have won because they would just tire out.”Alejandro paced the Bulldogs with 25 points on a 5-of-8 shooting from threes, to go with nine rebounds, and four assists. Matt Salem added 20 markers and seven boards, while Senegalese big man Issa Gaye had eight points and seven rebounds before fouling out in the fourth quarter.EAC missed the services of Sidney Onwubere, who suffered a sprained right ankle in the second quarter.Jerome Garcia topped the Generals with 16 points, four rebounds, and three steals, while Hamadou Laminou had a double-double of 15 markers, 18 boards, and six blocks in the loss.The Scores:NU 87 – Alejandro 25, Salem 20, Gaye 8, Rangel 8, Yu 6, Abatayo 5, Diputado 4, Galvelo 3, Joson 2, Flores 2, Mosqueda 2, Lastimosa 2, Bartlett 0, Morido 0, Cauilan 0, Go 0, Aquino 0, Sistoza 0.ADVERTISEMENT Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ Palace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikely Bulacan town gears up for biggest cookie jar UST’s Subido to miss UAAP Season 80 For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. MOST READ Panelo: Duterte only wants to emulate strong political will of Marcos Taal Volcano evacuees warned against going home Wildlife rescuers asked to turn over animals to DENR Palace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikely View comments Presidency bid needs ‘deep reflection’ – Sara Duterte EAC 85 – Garcia 16, Laminou 15, Munsayac 14, Diego 11, Bautista 7, I. Mendoza 6, Neri 5, Onwubere 4, J. Mendoza 4, Bugarin 2, Guzman 1, Corilla 0, Gonzales 0, Tampoc 0, Pascua 0.Quarters: 15-29, 44-50, 70-65, 87-85. Ex-Bulacan town vice mayor, village chief shot dead Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Top Pentagon general: US maintains ‘high levels of readiness’ regarding N. Korea PLAY LIST 01:11Top Pentagon general: US maintains ‘high levels of readiness’ regarding N. Korea01:43Passengers face long queues at Araneta Center Bus Terminal01:29Scientists to harness the sun to break down plastic01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio 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 respitelast_img

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