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No repeat of day one win as UST falls to AdU

No repeat of day one win as UST falls to AdU

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THE UST Growling Tigers extended their losing streak to eight after blowing a 19-point lead to the Adamson University (AdU) Soaring Falcons, 56-55, in the second round of UAAP Season 85 men’s basketball tournament. With his team down by two with 8.4 seconds left on the clock, Falcons’ big man Cedrick Manzano buried a clutch and-1 off an inbound pass from Joaquin Jaymalin to complete the comeback over the Tigers on Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Araneta Coliseum.  Tigers’ Jamba Garing missed the potential game-winner after a scrambling AdU stop, while Nic Cabañero, who had 22 points with six rebounds, was seen to be irate at the end of the regulation after being scoreless in the final quarter. UST was only held to five points to AdU’s 16 points.   UST was up big, 48-27, in the third q...
UST outclasses Adamson in UAAP Season 85 opener

UST outclasses Adamson in UAAP Season 85 opener

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By SHAYNE LEE MACARAEG and PRINCE RONSON SABADO The UST Growling Tigers kicked off UAAP Season 85 with a convincing victory over host Adamson Soaring Falcons in the men’s basketball opener, 69-60.  The Growling Tigers' win was led by forward Nic Cabañero, delivering a career-high 33 points in an efficient 13/18 shooting, with four assists and two rebounds on Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Mall of Asia Arena.  It was the first time in four years that a single player scored at least 30 points to secure a win, the last time being UST point guard Marvin Lee's 30-point explosion over the University of the East Red Warriors in 2018. UST trailed behind Adamson in the first minutes of the game, with Soaring Falcons' Joshua Yerro, Jerom Lastimosa, and Vince Magbuhos leading the host team...