Stags escape Blazers after Gutang’s last-second layup gets waved off

first_imgMOST READ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal “Whatever happens, Benilde and Baste both deserved to win this game,” said San Sebastian coach Egay Macaraya.“I guess we’re just lucky that it did not count, but any of the two teams deserved to win.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissStags forward Michael Calisaan hit what turned out to be the game-winning free throw with 5.6 seconds left. Calisaan led his team with 18 points and seven rebounds.Calisaan missed his second free throw that left the door open for Gutang’s layup that appeared to have beaten the buzzer in real time sans the use of replay review. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netA split second made all the difference for San Sebastian to escape College of St. Benilde, 66-65, in the NCAA Season 94 men’s basketball tournament Tuesday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.The Stags came away with their second straight win after the officials waved off Justin Gutang’s last-second layup that would’ve given the victory to the Blazers following a thorough review.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Napa finds no consolation in Letran’s fiery comeback: ‘We played terribly’ Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img Still, it was a sterling performance by Gutang, who put on a show with 16 points in the fourth quarter alone.The Filipino-American rookie finished with a game-high 25 points on 6-of-9 shooting from the field on top of eight rebounds, five assists and two steals.The Blazers blew a golden opportunity to seize solo third place at 7-4 and instead, settled for a tie with the Letran Knights, who lost to the San Beda Red Lions, 74-68, earlier.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio 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 respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum View commentslast_img read more