The TOE puts the Eagle’s claws on the burning Q3 show as Tamaraws

Ateneo's Tyler Tio (top photo) and Adamson's Jerom Lastimosa (left, bottom photo) help their team annoy their enemies.  -UAP Media

Ateneo’s Tyler Tio (top photo) and Adamson’s Jerom Lastimosa (left, bottom photo) help their team annoy their enemies. -UAP Media

Tyler Too scored all 17 of his points in the third period, Dave Ildefenso and SJ Belenzel came on the stretch and Atenio was no surprise – topping the standings with a 79-70 win over Far Eastern University (FEU). 8 at the Mall of Asia Arena on Tuesday’s UAAP men’s basketball feature

Too warmed up and finished third, scoring eight straight points for the Eagles, creating a 56-42 cushion, then hitting a three-pointer to beat the shot clock to give Atenio his biggest lead, 63-42, 2:32 fourth before the rest.

“I’m glad my shots went in the end and I’m grateful to my teammates for believing in me,” said Too, who shot six of four and also two rebounds from outside the arc in his roaring expansion, one help and one steal.

Adamson got his performance together after losing to Jerome Lastimosa University of the East 62-6 in the previous match.

Lastimosa unloaded 11 of his team’s top 14 points in the opening period, with two going for two from outside the arc, while Keith Jaldivar contributed 11 points for the Falcons, who also broke into the third period after Didat Hanapi made two free throws. To give Adamson a 76-42 spread.

Adamson coach Nash Resella has secured his first win with his new team, which has improved to 1-1 after opening with a loss to the National U.

“Of course, we’re very happy with the first win,” said Resella. “The good thing about it is that over time, we’ve been able to fix some of the flaws in our last game.”

Ice cream breach

WrestleMania uses the game as a learning moment for out-of-play errors, limiting the minutes to certain players, including Hanapi Over, Well, Ice Cream, the top scorer in the first match.

“It’s a very common thing, but yesterday was our athlete Fr’s birthday. Aldrin Suan and he sent for dinner with the cake. Still get one or two scoops. It’s partial discipline. We’re teaching them something. “

Atenio, meanwhile, took his second win in a row but had to put up a strong fight to rise to 2-0 from FEU in the fourth.

Tamaraws star rookie RJ Abarrientos fueled a 15-5 run, limiting his assist to Emman Ozula which broke Atenio’s double-digit barrier at 72-66 with 4:34 remaining.

Ildefenso came to the rescue of the Blue Eagles with an important tray to stop the bleeding, and Belenzel added a clutch floater for a 77-68 breath. Ildefenso then dipped two free throws to secure Atenio’s 28th consecutive win in the league.

The Eagles have not lost a single match since losing to FEU on October 11, 2018. INQ

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