Comboy, Gonzales lead charge in FEU's win against UE

By Nikki Collantes

QUEZON CITY - The FEU Tamaraws notched its first win with the help of the Wendell Comboy-L-Jay Gonzales tandem, beating the UE Red Warriors by 81-65, Sunday afternoon at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Comboy got a career high of 24 points that came from six three-pointer baskets.

Fellow former Baby Tamaraw Gonzales also got a career high with 14 points alongside eight rebounds, eight assists and two steals.

The tandem's career-high points and efforts greatly help in the Tamaraws win against the Warriors.

Senegalese Alex Diakhite got 21 points, with double-double 15 rebounds and four blocks for theRed Warriors.

Rey Suerte had a double-double in this game with 17 points and 10 rebounds but still fell short to help the warriors to reach the winning column.

The Tamaraws will have a week before they will face the Ateneo Blue Eagles on Saturday, 4 p.m., at the Mall of Asia Arena, while the Red Warriors will try to gain a win as they will face the Adamson Soaring Falcons on Wednesday, 4.p.m, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

The Scores:

FEU 81 — Comboy 24, Gonzales 14, Tchuente 9, Ebona 7, Cani 7, Torres 6, Tuffin 5, Bienes 5, Stockton 2, Alforque 2, Celzo 0, Bayquin 0.

UE 65 — Diakhite 21, Suerte 17, Abanto 8, Manalang 8, Mendoza 4, Sawat 3, Pagsanjan 2, Apacible 2, Cruz 0, Tolentino 0, Camacho 0, Beltran 0, Antiporda 0.

Quarterscores: 17-10, 34-25, 58-51, 81-65.

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