Filoil: Blazers relish physical game in win over Growling Tigers

first_imgWith emotions on a high, CSB found a way to keep its focus on winning behind Clement Leutcheu, Edward Dixon and JJ Domingo.Minus the injured Steve Akomo, the Tigers had no one to match up with Leutcheu, who dominated with 22 points and 15 rebounds.Dixon added 16 points and four assists while Domingo had 14 points and six rebounds.“It’s been a while since we had this kind of physical match and it’s a great experience for us,” said Tang.“The only thing I told the players is you gotta be mentally tough out there. Being able to play within the environment and still be able to win and I think we handled that well.”ADVERTISEMENT Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours View comments Kenneth Zamora led UST with 22 points built on five 3-pointers while Zachary Huang and Marvin Lee added 21 and 19 points, respectively.The Tigers also missed the services of Renzo Subido, who is nursing an ankle injury. China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls MOST READ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Rockets-Warriors a roller-coaster of blowouts after 3 games In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Heated game between St. Benilde and University of Santo Tomas. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netBodies crashed, tempers flared and players were ejected in an intense duel between College of St. Benilde and University of Santo Tomas on Tuesday.It was just the kind of game the Blazers needed and they won it too.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “It was a very physical game out there,” said CSB head coach TY Tang after a 99-87 victory in the Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup. “That’s one thing that we also need. This kind of environment is gonna help us toughen up.”The Blazers improved to 5-0, but not before surviving a grueling game with the Growling Tigers applying fullcourt pressure for majority of the game and roughening them up with their scrappy play.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownThe game got testy early with CSB guard RR Pagulayan and UST playmaker Marvin Lee getting under each other’s skin and it continued in the second half where Pagulayan got ejected after getting called for an unsportsmanlike foul and technical late in the third quarter.UST’s Ira Battaler also got tossed in the same sequence.last_img read more