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Red Lions win 10th straight, gore stubborn Stags


By Ricky Manliguis

MANILA—San Beda kept in step with undefeated Lyceum as it powered past San Sebastian, 76-65, to cap off Friday festivities of the NCAA Season 93 seniors basketball at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan City.
Back with a complete roster, the defending champs put on the clamps on a gritty Baste squad to stay in second place with an 11-1 card, just a game behind the 12-0 Pirates.
Javee Mocon topscored for the boys of Mendiola with 17 points and 11 rebounds with five assists and two steals.
Davon Potts backstopped Mocon with his 16 points spiked on three triples and three boards.
Robert Bolick, who just came back from a one-match ban along with coach Boyet Fernandez and Clint Doliguez, fired 11 markers.
The match, however, was tainted in controversy after Stags star Michael Calissan was issued a disqualifying foul after elbowing Mocon in a rebounds play, 3:33 left in the second quarter.
But after a review, the foul was downgraded as an unsportsmanlike foul, sparking huge disbelief from the San Beda bench. As per league rule, a disqualifying foul  means a one-game absence for the guilty party.
Donald Tankoua and Jomari Presbitero both scored eight points for San Beda, who had a plus-20 advantage in rebounding (45-25).
Jeramer Cabanag also had a brilliant game for SBC, cashing all his six points in the payoff period.
Calisaan paced the Stags, now dropping to a tie for fourth to fifth at 5-6, with 23 points and three blocks. Allyn Bulanadi added 12 while Alfren Gayosa was the third double-digit scorer with 10.

The scores
San Beda 76 – Mocon 17, Potts 16, Bolick 11, Tankoua 8, Presbitero 8, Cabanag 6, Doliguez 5, Soberano 3, Adamos 2, Bahio 0, Abuda 0, Oftana 0, Tongco 0
San Sebastian 65 – Calisaan 23, Bulanadi 12, Gayosa 10, David 5, Ilagan 5, Baetiong 4, Calma 2, Navarro 2, Capobres 2, Costelo 0, Mercado 0, Valdez 0, Are 0

Quarterscores: 26-15, 42-36, 58-53, 76-65

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