MANILA, Philippines–Jerom Lastimosa flung a three-pointer from approach out within the last 23 seconds as Adamson squeaked previous University of the Philippines, 66-58, extending its profitable streak to 3 and making a robust case for the final spot within the UAAP Season 84 males’s basketball Thursday at Mall of Asia Arena.
In snapping the Maroons’ eight-game profitable run, the Falcons shook up the standings and created a logjam for the fourth spot with National University and Far Eastern University at 4-6.
Lastimosa’s triple, which gave the Falcons a 62-57 buffer, typified the endgame finesse Adamson appeared to have developed over the previous three video games. He completed with 13 factors.
The Falcons additionally avenged their 73-71 loss to the Maroons within the first spherical.
The Maroons fell by as many as 17 factors, 30-13, on a Didat Hanapi twinner within the second quarter. They weren’t capable of minimize that margin, solely coming to as shut as two factors on free throws by Ricci Rivero within the final 36 seconds, 59-57.
UP struggled from the sector, making solely three of 27 three-point makes an attempt all recreation. But at 8-2, the Maroons had a strong foothold of the following spherical.
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