UAAP: Cyril Gonzales gives big lift as UP gets back at NU

MANILA, Philippines-Cyril Gonzales was in a zone as University of the Philippines got back at National University, 75-63, on Sunday night for a firm grip of the lead in the UAAP Season 85 men’s basketball tournament.

The defense-oriented guard turned up his offense this time, delivering 12 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter highlighted by a huge dagger of a three with 47.3 seconds left that pierced through the heart of the Bulldogs.

“I just did what I have to do. My offense was just a bonus,” said Gonzales, who only scored a total of nine points in his first six games.

Zavier Lucero likewise found his range, nailing five threes and finishing with 16 points for the defend…

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