EAC had a chance to send the game into overtime, but Jerome Garcia nailed a jumper that sealed the Perpetual win.The Generals, who were led by rookie Maui Cruz’s 18 points, fell to their third straight defeat.In junior play earlier, EAC turned back Perpetual Help, 83-78, to nail its first win after two defeats.Cjay Boado led the Brigadiers with 23 points while Ely Ilustrisimo and Bhen Lozano chipped in 14 and 11, respectively.Mark Gallano fired 20 points to pace the Junior Altas, who absorbed their first defeat after opening the season with two straight wins.ADVERTISEMENT DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Senior scores:PERPETUAL HELP 76—Charcos 22, Eze 15, Aurin 12, Peralta 11, Coronel 6, Razon 5, Cuevas 2, Pedrosa 2, Mangalino 1, Tamayo 0.EAC 74—Cruz 18, Garcia 17, Laminou 12, Natividad 10, Bautista 5, Diego 4, Mendoza 3, Gonzales 2, Robin 2, Tampoc 1, Magullano 0, Neri 0, Bugarin 0, Fuentes 0.Quarters: 20-17, 38-34, 56-57, 76-74 For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. View comments HD Spikers clinch bronze Perpetual Help made the plays that mattered most in the end as it turned back Emilio Aguinaldo College, 76-74, on Thursday to zoom to solo third place in the NCAA Season 94 men’s basketball tournament at EAC Gym in Manila.Edgar Charcos, a rookie transferee from University of the East, sizzled with 22 points while Prince Eze came a shot block away from churning out a triple-double with 15 points and 22 rebounds to help power the Altas to their second straight win for 2-1 overall.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Only Lyceum, which has a 4-0 record, and 2-0 San Beda are ahead of Perpetual Help in the standings.Kim Aurin, a transferee from Jose Rizal University, also came close to a triple-double with 12 points, nine rebounds and eight assists.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’Perpetual coach Frankie Lim said he was impressed with how the 6-foot-9 Eze responded to the challenge of stopping Cameroonian Hamadou Laminou, who was limited to 12 points after entering the game with a league-best average of 24 points.“I told him (Eze) it’s his job to limit Hamadou and he responded,” said Lim. ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West MOST READ Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team 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 Lacson: Calamity fund cut; where did P4 billion go? Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio names Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information.
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