La Salle dominates UE, 97-75 to go up to 2-0.
The De La Salle Green Archers totally outclassed the University of the East Red Warriors, 97-75 behind Ben Mbala’s monster game of 24 points, 15 rebounds and 4 blocks to remain undefeated in two games in the FIL-OIL Flying V Pre-Season Premier Cup.
La Salle controlled the game from start to finish. Mbala started strong and had ample help from the rest of his teammates. The first quarter ended, 25-18 in favor of the Archers, and it was more of the same for the Archers during the second quarter, as the green and white to continued to control the early going. Jeron Teng started to heat up during the second period and the first half ended with La Salle in full control, 49-36.
The green and white continued its dominance during the third quarter, as Mbala and Teng continued to dominate. The third quarter ended, 73-62 in favor of DLSU, and La Salle completely pulled away during the fourth quarter. UE never knew what hit them as La Salle completed the rout, 97-75.
The next game of the Archers for this tournament is against the Mapua Cardinals this May 19, Thursday at 5pm.