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FEU's Final Four hope still alive after beating AdU

By Sherlyn Paleg

PASAY CITY -- The FEU Tamaraws' campaign in UAAP Season 81 will surely continue for another day after beating the Adamson Soaring Falcons, 82-56, Sunday evening at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Playing without key players Jerrick Ahanmisi and Sean Manganti due to an injury, the Falcons struggled, and the Tamaraws took advantage of it with a 26-point pummeling.

The Tamaraws let the bench players step up in the second half of the game.

Wendell Comboy was on fire with 11 points, 4 rebounds, and 2 assists. While Arvin Tolentino and Hubert Cani rendered 10 points respectively.

Jerom Lastimosa and Jonathan Espeleta ruled for the Falcons by dropping 11 and 8 points, respectively.

FEU will face DLSU in a playoff for the last spot in the Final Four on Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Adamson, which is already gearing up for the Final Four, will face UP on Saturday at the Mall of Asia Arena.


FEU 82 - Comboy 11, Tolentino 10, Cani 10, Stockton 8, Parker 7, Tuffin 7 Ebona 6, Inigo 4, Orizu 3, Bienes 3, Gonzales 3, Ramirez 3, Nunag 3, Escoto 2, Jopia 2, Bayquin 0.

ADU 56 - Lastimosa 11, Espeleta 8, Bernardo 8, Sarr 6, Camacho 6, Catapusan 4, Zaldivar 4, Colonia 2, Pingoy 2, Macion 2, Magbuhos V 1, Magbuhos W 1, Maata 1, Mojica 0.

QUARTER SCORES: 21-8, 46-22, 70-40,  82-56

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