D-League: Fuentes drills winner as CEU slips past Wangs-Letran

first_imgJiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Adamson blanks UST for 8th straight UAAP softball crown In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery The Scorpions averted the huge meltdown after holding a 17-point lead to start the game, 36-19.It also allowed the CEU locals to shine as Rod Ebondo missed the game due to a back injury.“I challenged my players and told them this is your time to step up and your time to shine. I’m happy that they responded,” Garcia said.Jerrick Balanza led Wangs Basketball-Letran with 25 points on a 10-of-14 shooting from the field, while Quinto had 16 markers and 14 boards in the loss.The defeat also complicated the Couriers’ playoff chances as they now sit tied for fifth with Gamboa-St. Clare and Zark’s-Lyceum with their 5-4 slate.ADVERTISEMENT Bong Quinto had a chance to respond for Wangs-Letran, but he turned the ball over on the inbounds play before Caballero iced the game with a split from the foul line in the final 1.4 ticks.“My instruction to Keanu was to just create. When you drive, look for the open man, and exactly right timing, Judel got open,” said coach Yong Garcia on that game-clinching play.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkOrlan Wamar fired 26 points built on eight triples, to go with two steals to lead CEU back on top of the standings at 8-2.Mishaal Veron added 13 markers and eight rebounds, while Oliver Arim also got 13 points, six boards, and two assists in the victory. PBA IMAGESJudel Fuentes drilled the go-ahead triple with 2.9 seconds remaining to lift Centro Escolar University to a thrilling 79-75 victory over Wangs Basketball-Letran Tuesday in the 2018 PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup at JCSGO Gym in Cubao.Keanu Caballero drove to the rack and sucked the Couriers’ defense before dishing the ball out to an open Fuentes on the left corner to break the 75-all deadlock and give the Scorpions a three-point lead in the waning seconds of the game.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES MOST READ Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters The Scores:CEU 79 — Wamar 26, Arim 13, Veron 13, Manlangit 7, Guinitaran 6, Caballero 5, Fuentes 5, Cruz 4, Aquino 0, Chan 0, Opiso 0, Saber 0, Uri 0.WANGS BASKETBALL-LETRAN 75 — Balanza 25, Quinto 16, Muyang 13, Calvo 9, Ambohot 4, Fajarito 4, Publico 4, Balagasay 0, Batiller 0, Mandreza 0, Taladua 0, Yu 0.Quarters: 26-12, 45-32, 59-59, 79-75.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil 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 Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img