Jovet Mendoza pressed the white towel draped over his shoulders like a flag to wipe his cheeks that were glistening with a mixture of sweat and tears.
Tamaraw Anthony Hargrove hoisted a baseline jumper over the outstretched arms of Norbert Torres, and the leather sailed easily towards the net, re-establishing the Tamaraws’ lead to ten, 60-50, with only 6:46 left in the ballgame.
The Green Archers clinched at least a playoff for a finals berth with a comfortable 72-59 victory over also-ran Adamson.
If you look at our games with the bottom three teams this season, you will see that we were the team who benefited MOST from them.
That last game against the FEU Tamaraws proved a couple of things: One, that for Almond Vosotros, the bank remains open even on Sundays, and two, that the team’s most trying effort against the NU Bulldogs would be followed by their finest performance so far in the tournament.
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