UAAP: Adamson cruises past UE to register second straight victory

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 11) — The Adamson Soaring Falcons took down the University of the East (UE) Red Warriors, 91-80, Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.

This is the Soaring Falcons' second consecutive win in the tournament.

Jerrick Ahanmisi finally regained his scoring touch for Adamson as he dropped 28 points, including seven triples.

The Red Warriors tried to crawl back as they trimmed the 15-point deficit to seven points with a little over three minutes left in the final quarter.

The Soaring Falcons responded with huge buckets from their old reliables to avoid any complications in the end.

Jerom Lastimosa and Val Chauca chipped in 13 points and 11 points for Adamson, respectively.

Rey Suerte led the attack for UE with 20 points, seven rebounds, and six assists. They remained winless after three outings.

The Soaring Falcons will next tackle University of the Phillipines on September 15, while the Red Warriors battle De La Salle University on September 14. Both games will be held at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.

The scores:

Adamson (91) — Ahanmisi 28, Lastimosa 16, Chauca 13, Douanga 11, Fermin 5, Bernardo 4, Camacho 4, Magbuhos 4, Orquez 4, Yerro 2, Flowers 0, Manlapaz 0, Mojica 0, Zaldivar 0.

UE (80) — Suerte 20, Mendoza 17, Apacible 15, Conner 13, Manalang 5, Tolentino 4, Abanto 3, Antiporda 3, Beltran 0, Cruz 0, Sawat 0.

Quarterscores: 19-21, 44-38, 66-57, 91-80.