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NCAA: Knights shoot for third victory versus Blazers

first_imgLetran shoots for a third victory but remains wary of an opponent that just suffered from a 43-point beating.ADVERTISEMENT The Knights—who hold a 2-3 record—hope to build on their Tuesday triumph, 82-75, over last year’s runner-up Arellano where Rey Nambatac took charge in the final quarter.“We hope this win could start something big for us,” said Napa.Aside from Nambatac, transferees Jeo Ambohot and Jeremiah Taladua also shone in the Knights’ triumph.The 6-foot-6 Ambohot, a former middle blocker in volleyball from Arellano, played his best game yet with 15 points, 13 rebounds and five blocks, while Taladua, a former Pirate, tallied 13 markers and 11 boards.The Blazers’ 43-point loss against the Pirates was the highest losing margin by any team this season. —CARLO ANOLINADVERTISEMENT Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Cohesive national volleybelles return from Japan End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Kawhi Leonard, Clippers rally to beat Pelicans Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments LeBron James scores 31 points, Lakers beat Rockets ‘I’m out!’: PewDiePie releases last video before taking break from YouTube McGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returncenter_img Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Indian national gunned down in Camarines Sur Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio 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 respite For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson LATEST STORIES 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Aiming for their first back-to-back wins, the Knights take on the St. Benilde Blazers in the 93rd NCAA men’s basketball tournament Thursday.“They’re a resilient team and we expect them to bounce back from that loss,” Letran coach Jeff Napa said of the Blazers, who absorbed a 55-98 shellacking from unbeaten solo leader Lyceum.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’“We just have to be ready,” added Napa.Letran and St. Benilde clash at 4 p.m. at the Letran Gym in Intramuros, Manila. Their junior counterparts collide in the first game at 2 p.m.last_img read more