Brahmans stake clean slate against arch foes
(The Philippine Star) - September 23, 2019 - 12:00am

Games today (Olivarez gym, Parañaque City)

12 noon – UB vs LPU-B/ 2 p.m. – NCBA vs Diliman

4 p.m. – Olivarez vs PCU-D

MANILA, Philippines — League-leading University of Batangas and Lyceum of the Philippines University-Batangas renew their rivalry today while defending champion Diliman College shoots for its fourth straight win vs NCBA in the PG Flex Linoleum-Universities and Colleges Basketball League at the Olivarez College gym in Parañaque City.

The fancied teams from the South square off at 12 noon with the UB Brahmans out to extend their winning streak to five games while the DC Blue Dragons collide with the Wildcats at 2 p.m.

Capping off the three-game schedule is the 4 p.m. battle between Olivarez College and Philippine Christian University-Dasmariñas – two teams toting similar 1-2 records.

Both the Brahmans and the Pirates are coming off big wins with the former beating undermanned Centro Escolar University.

, 112-86, while the Pirates ambushed the Technological Institute of the Philippines Engineers, 79-69, last Sunday.

The Brahmans wore down the six-man CEU side with their fast, furious game to post their biggest win since the birth of the league four years ago.

UB’s first win over CEU should be credited largely on Don Tabol and JJ Caspe who led five players in double figures with 21 and 20 points, respectively.

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