San Beda knocks out Jalen Green, FilAm Sports to advance to NBTC semis

first_imgTom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Kath Arado sees bright future in ‘unique’ rookie libero Jennifer Nierva Guarding Jalen Green, the no.1-ranked high school prospect in the United States, was the toughest of jobs for anyone in the tournament but Ynot rose to the challenge and boy did he rise.Green willed FilAm Sports to a 92-90 lead with 58.1 seconds left but Ynot fought back with two easy layups and a massive block on the highly-touted prospect to seal the victory for the Red Cubs.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubs“I’m speechless, I would just like to thank the Lord for the blessings He’s given us,” said San Beda head coach Manu Inigo in Filipino. “I saw the players’ efforts especially on the defensive end.”Ynot eventually finished with 16 points, four rebounds, and two blocks but it was Rhayyan Amsali who lead the way for the Red Cubs with 25 points, nine boards, and three assists. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title FilAm Sports vs San Beda Red Cubs. CONTRIBUTED PHOTOMANILA, Philippines—San Beda did what was once considered unthinkable and ousted FilAm Sports from title contention with a 98-91 stunner in the Fantastic Eight of the 2019 NBTC National Finals Thursday at Mall of Asia Arena.FilAm Sports was favored to get into a finals rematch with National University but the Red Cubs had other plans—especially little-known forward Tony Ynot.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra 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 Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption LATEST STORIES Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Rogue cops marked as Gamboa’s targets in his appointment as PNP chief Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college MOST READ Eugenie Bouchard’s bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifying Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Waiting for San Beda in the Fearless 4 on Friday are the Bullpups who blasted Colegio de San Juan de Letran 96-71.Terrence Fortea had 21 points while Carl Tamayo added 13 points and five rebounds for NU.The Bullpups, who are also the reigning champions in the UAAP, are entering the semifinals with an absurd average winning margin of 59.7 points.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more