Knights defend home floor, trump Blazers as Nambatac scores 31

first_imgMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite LATEST STORIES MOST READ For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. FILE PHOTO by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netRey Nambatac exploded for a season-high 31 points and Letran beat visiting College of St. Benilde, 92-78, in the NCAA Season 93 men’s basketball tournament Thursday at Letran Gym in Intramuros, Manila.Nambatac flourished in the fourth quarter anew and also collected 11 rebounds, five assists and two steals.ADVERTISEMENT Kawhi Leonard, Clippers rally to beat Pelicans Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend “Rey Nambatac is Rey Nambatac. We just need the other players to compliment his game,” said Letran head coach Jeff Napa.The fifth-year guard’s sterling performance came just two days after a 15-point, 12-rebound effort in a victory over San Sebastian.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’Buoyed by their homecourt edge, the Knights posted back-to-back wins to even their record at 3-3.The game was dead even at 66 through three quarters and Letran was in a precarious position in the fourth period until Nambatac took over. LeBron James scores 31 points, Lakers beat Rocketscenter_img Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Indian national gunned down in Camarines Sur OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Torres vows to do best for Philippines in ONE championship debut Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. After suffering a 43-point whipping at the hands of unbeaten solo leader Lyceum on Tuesday, CSB started the game strong and even took a 29-20 lead early in the second quarter.The game marked the first time that the home team defended homecourt after a couple of failed attempts.The Blazers absorbed their fourth loss in five outings.ADVERTISEMENT ‘I’m out!’: PewDiePie releases last video before taking break from YouTube View commentslast_img read more

CONFIRMED! Young ends Tottenham talk by signing new Man United deal

first_img1 Ashley Young Ashley Young has ended uncertainty over his future by signing a new contract with Manchester United.The midfielder’s deal had been due to expire next summer and he has been linked with a move away from Old Trafford, with Tottenham reportedly monitoring his situation.But talkSPORT revealed earlier this month that Louis van Gaal wanted to keep hold of the 30-year-old after he impressed in the Dutchman’s debut campaign at the helm.Now Young has put pen-to-paper on a new three-year contract, with the club holding an option to extend it for a further year.Van Gaal said: “We are delighted that Ashley has signed a new contract. Ashley is a very multi-functional player. He took to the wing-back position with great confidence and flourished on the wing throughout last season.“Ashley is always very professional and has a great presence in the dressing room.”Young, who has made 115 appearances for United since arriving from Aston Villa in 2011, added: “I am delighted to have signed a new contract.“The spirit and motivation amongst this team is very high and we are all determined to make this a season to remember.“All I have ever wanted to do is play football and to be able to continue to do that at the biggest club in the world means everything to me and my family.”last_img read more