MANILA, Philippines আর RJ Abrientos added another level to his rising stature with a game-winning triple with eight seconds left to help the Far Eastern University beat Adamson University, 66-65, in the UAAP Season 84 Men’s Basketball Tournament on Thursday. Asia Arena.
The two teams traded big shots down the stretch, with Falcons hotshot Jerome Lastimosa hitting a clutch triple with 20 seconds left to push Tamaraus into a two-point hole.
After a timeout, the FEU ball worked to the Aberientos, who ruined the decisive response and gave the FEU their third win in six games.
Adamson went down to 1-5.
It was a tragic defeat for the Falcons, who got up six late in that match before returning to Tamaraws, with sharpshooter Jairus Torres converting a big triple and two free throws and LJ Gonzalez converting an Abriantos feed into a simple format.
Between Torres’ freebies and Gonzalez’s basket, Adamson missed three attempts in a row as the FEU set up a 63-62 lead to double the last game of the huge trays.
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