UE opens UAAP S82 2nd round with big win over Adamson

By Sherlyn Paleg

PASAY CITY - The UAAP Season 82 men's basketball tournament started its second round with UE's huge 80-74 victory over Adamson on Saturday afternoon at Mall of Asia Arena.

The Falcons were on top after the first half but eventually lost the lead in the third quarter after the Road Warriors scored 28 points in the said quarter.

The Red Warriors snatched the lead with Philip Manalang and Jose Antiporda's trey at the halfway point of the third quarter and took the control until the end of the game.

Alex Diakhite and Rey Suerte led the Warriors' win with 29 and 26 points respectively.

Lenda Douanga and Jerom Lastimosa both chipped in 16 points for the Soaring Falcons but still failed to gain a win.


UE 80 - Diakhite 29, Suerte 26, Conner 7, Manalang 5, Abanto 3, Antiporda 3, Lorenzana 3, Apacible 2, Tolentino 2, Cruz 0, Pagsanjan 0

ADAMSON 74 - Douanga 16, Lastimosa 16, Ahanmisi 11, Camacho 11, Chauca 9, Bernardo 3, Fermin 2, Manlapaz 2, Mojica 2, Yerro 2, Flowers 0, Magbuhos 0, Sabandal 0

QUARTERSCORES: 18-22, 31-36, 59-56, 80-74

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