Dolphins outlast generals in overtime

The Philippine Star

August 12, 2022 | 00:00

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine Christian University-Dasmariñas pulled the rug under Emilio Aguinaldo College, 101-93, in overtime during the seeding round of the PG Flex Linoleum UCBL Preseason Tournament on Wednesday at SGS Gym in Quezon City.

The Dolphins squandered a 14-point lead early in the final quarter but clawed back in time in the extra period to frustrate the Generals who earned a solid Art Cosa outing with 29 points.

Joshua Dino, Nifio Opone and Ngufor Tita took turns punishing EAC in extra time to claim the hard-earned victory. Ram Mesqueriola shot 25 points while Tita scatter a double-double of 11 points and 17 rebounds.

Invited teams Enderun College and La Consolacion College Manila also emerged victorious in the standings. Enderun beat the University of Batangas, 85-78, while La Consolacion upset Lyceum, 72-64.

Francis Sacundo and Hans delos Reyes proved to be a formidable duo with 17 and 16 points respectively for the Titans.

who led by no less than 16 points in the last frame.

Meanwhile, the undefeated National University and Centro Escolar University attempt to set up a final showdown when they take on Adamson and Perpetual Help University respectively, also today at the same venue.

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