Cardinals edge skidding Maroons; Nationals drop opener

first_imgLATEST STORIES Exe Biteng paced Mapua with 19 points.“We have less big men and more small players and that’s what we’re trying to do, play fast and run,” said Mapua coach Atoy Co.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownLa Salle also beat UP in Saturday’s opener, 82-79.Bright Akhuetie led UP with 30 points and 18 rebounds, while Paul Desiderio had 13 points and 10 assists. Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next On-target Lady Spikers to defend UAAP crown against Lady Tamaraws Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames View comments ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ Also on Saturday, Ateneo drubbed the Gilas Pilipinas Cadets, 75-69.Thirdy Ravena scored 16 points, including a dunk off a steal on Kobe Paras that sparked an Ateneo fourth quarter run.The Cadets will next take on the Archers on April 27. —RANDOLPH B. LEONGSON, MARK GIONGCO, INQUIRER.NETADVERTISEMENT 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 Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident Eric Jabel. Photo by Randolph B. Leongson/ INQUIRER.netMapua University nipped University of the Philippines, 79-78, and dealt its victim a second straight loss in the 2018 Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup at Filoil Flying V Centre on Sunday.Eric Jabel and Justin Serrano teamed up in helping the Cardinals erect a 75-67 lead in the final minute, while also holding off a belated uprising from the Maroons.ADVERTISEMENT Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding MOST READlast_img