TKP Class A crown
Riding high on Joemel Paderog’s outside sniping and eventual Most Valuable Player Rodel Canino’s consistent scoring, University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos Team A Davies Phils. beat CSA-B Choi Sportswear, 82-73 in the final game to capture the Class A crown of the 13th Tan Kek Pin Memorial Basketball Cup at the West Negros Gym, Sunday.
Unbeaten after nine games, UNO-R asserted its dominance with a 25-15 first quarter lead as five of its players scored four or ore points led by Paderog and Cedric Eslabon.
UNO-R extended the lead at halftime, 46-31, as Canino shot six points, while Paderog added five points to his credit in the second quarter.