SWU gets back at UV, keeps top spot in Cesafi men’s hoops

By: Mars G. Alison - CDN Digital | November 05,2019 - 08:50 PM

Sir Shaquille Imperial of SWU-Phinma drives past Froiland Maglasang of UV in a Cesafi collegiate game on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. CDN Digital photo | Gerard Vincent Franciso

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Southwestern University (SWU)-Phinma Cobras avenged their first round loss to defending champions University of the Visayas (UV) Green Lancers with a cardiac 70-67 win in a Cesafi collegiate game on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at the Cebu Coliseum. 

A three-point play from Sir Shaquille Imperial with 21 seconds left in the game proved pivotal as it paved the way for the team to log its  fifth straight win in the second round and improve to 9-2 (win-loss).

SWU-Phinma, the champion in the preseason Partner’s Cup, is now assured of landing in the top 2 at the end of the elimination round this Saturday, November 9.

Topscoring for SWU-Phinma was Lamine Thiam with 18 points. 

UV, which beat SWU-Phinma, 71-66, in the first round last September 26, remained at the third spot with a 7-4 card. /bmjo

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