Ynares Sports Arena – The NCAA champions San Beda Red Lions defeated the PCCL defending champions DLSU Green Archers in the Game 1 for the PCCL Finals, 88-81 on Thursday.
San Beda ended La Salle’s six game winning streak in the PCCL tournament. DLSU beat San Beda during their first match up in the tournament. Ola Adeogun led San Beda with 20 points, 8 rebounds and 2 blocks followed by Baser Amer with 19 points,7 assist and 3 rebounds and Art Dela Cruz with 14 points, 8 rebounds, 14 assist and 2 steals.
San Beda controlled the game and lead as much as 9 points in the final quarter. DLSU rookie Ben Mbala led DLSU with 26 points, 14 rebounds and 4 blocks followed by Kib Montalbo with 13 points, 5 assist and 4 rebounds. Game 2 of the PCCL Finals will be on Monday, 4pm at Ynares Sports Arena.