Abadiano, Fortea carry NU Bullpups to NBTC Division 1 title

first_imgScarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism MOST READ In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery LSGH 78 — Cagulangan 25, Fornilos 18, Marcos 17, Sangco 7, Mosqueda 6, Espinosa 3, Lao 2, Cruz 0, Lapalam 0, Morales 0, Natividad 0.Quarters: 23-23, 40-35, 63-54, 80-78. La Salle-Lipa reclaims NBTC Division 2 crown Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Monteverde saw this conquest as a redemption of sorts for NU after losing to Ateneo in the UAAP Season 80 Finals last month.“For one, there were bitter lessons that we needed to learn. In the UAAP, it boiled down to last two possessions,” the coach said, harking back to the heartbreaking Game 3 where the Bullpups lost a six-point lead and eventually fell, 58-63. “But we saw in this tournament how tough we defended in the end and the team really improved.”Cagulangan, who was adjudged as the Tournament Most Outstanding Player, led LSGH with 25 points, five assists, and three rebounds, while Fornilos had 18 markers, 14 boards, and two blocks.The Scores:NU 80 — Abadiano 24, Gonzales 12, Fortea 11, Amsali 8, Quiambao 8, Coyoca 5, Minerva 4, Tamayo 4, Malonzo 2, Oczon 2, Javillonar 0, Manalang 0.ADVERTISEMENT Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback 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 For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. LATEST STORIES Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims Photo by Randolph B. Leongson/ INQUIRER.netNazareth School of National University held off La Salle Greenhills, 80-78, to be crowned as the 2018 Exped SM-NBTC National Finals Division 1 champion Friday at Mall of Asia Arena.Finals Most Outstanding Player Gerry Abadiano canned the go-ahead freebies in the final 29.9 seconds to give the Bullpups a 79-77 advantage, which proved to be the most crucial of his 24 points, six rebounds, and two steals.ADVERTISEMENT “As expected of Gerry, even in tough games, you could see that he can deliver,” said coach Goldwyn Monteverde of Abadiano. “He can play good on both ends of the floor, on defense and in offense.”Joel Cagulangan split his foul shots in the last 7.3 ticks to keep the Greenies’ hopes flickering, but Rhayyan Amsali made it a two-point game with a split from the charity stripe in the final 2.2 seconds.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkLSGH had one last chance to force overtime, but Inand Fornilos was smothered in his attempt as NU came away with its second Division 1 title in the last three years.Cyril Gonzales contributed 12 markers and two rebounds for the Bullpups, while Terrence Fortea poured all of his 11 points in the second half. Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikinalast_img

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