Knights log 10th win; Stags triumph

Letran notched its seventh straight victory, holding off fellow Final Four contender Lyceum, 69-64, on Friday in the NCAA Season 98 men’s basketball tournament at Filoil EcoOil Arena in San Juan City.

In avenging a first-round defeat to the Pirates, the Knights clinched their 10th win in 13 outings. Letran now has one more win than idling St. Benilde, which continues to lead the field percentage-wise with a 9-2 card.

“We were aiming to be in the top two so the boys were really motivated to finish this round on a high note,” coach Bonnie Tan said.

In the other match, San Sebastian pounced on an erratic Jose Rizal University (JRU) for a 72-68 victory.

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