Escandor Cup finals: Ateneo Passerelle enters-A A +A
Saturday, February 9, 2013
THE Ateneo de Davao University hacked out a rousing 75-26 win over Emar Human and Environmental College, 75-26, to book a finals berth in the Passerelle division of the 1st Emilio D. Escandor Memorial Cup basketball tournament that resumed at the Rizal Memorial Colleges (RMC) Gym on Saturday.
Daniel Manliguez and Francis Gabriel Escandor combined for 15 points to lift Ateneo's 25-2 lead in the first period. Manliguez finished with 11 points for Miguel Solitaria-coached Ateneo squad.
In the second game, the Holy Child School of Davao toppled University of the Immaculate Conception, 54-51, to grab the third place of the mini division.
All finals matches will be held on Feb. 16 in a still undetermined venue. The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP)-sanctioned cagefest is presented by The Royal Mandaya Hotel president and owner Glenn Escandor in memory of his late father Emilio D. Escandor.
The league also features a juniors category. (MLSA)
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on February 10, 2013.