Bal David says coaches to blame for UST’s tough first round

University of Santo Tomas (UST) has had the most forgettable first round in the UAAP men’s basketball tournament so far.

It has just one win to show so far in the tournament, a 69-60 victory over Adamson behind Nic Cabanero’s 33-point explosion. And even that win is something that new Tigers coach Bal David attributes to good fortune.

“I think we got lucky against Adamson,” David, the former UST star and a Philippine Basketball Association legend, said. “We weren’t scouted yet.”

That win was followed by six straight losses. At the end of the first round, UST brought up the rear of the eight-team field. It is only one win below Far Eastern University, but the Tamaraws are ent…

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