Galinato sizzled with 24 points while three other teammates added at least nine markers each for CKSC
, the 2015 titleholder, which suffered a defensive breakdown in the closing minutes.
John Galinato sizzled with a game-high 24 points but missed a potential game-winning triple at the buzzer as CKSC
dropped to an even 1-1 record.
San Beda owned the boards and were nearly even with CKSC
in assists, 13-14, but they couldn't translate those into an advantage.
Up next for CKSC
, which ruled the tourney supported by Choi Garden, Davies Paints, Cherrylume Roofing, Sumo GI Sheets, Molten and Masumax Food Supplement two years ago, in the do-or-die semifinals is University of Visayas.
Fully recovered from a shock 73-71 double overtime defeat to the CKSC
Blue Dragons in the opener, the NU Bullpups collide with the dangerous Mapua Red Robins in the featured match at 3 p.
also drew first blood against DLSZ in the juniors finals, 63-50.
FEU and CKSC
also completed a two-game sweep of their group elims with the Baby Tamaraws needing extra five minutes to beat the Jose Rizal University Light Bombers,75-67, in Group B, while CKSC
Blue Dragons leaned on a fiery start to dispatch defending champion San Sebastian College Staglets, 106-87, in Group A.
Chiang Kai Shek College completed a twin kill in the 26th Filipino-Chinese Amateur Athletic Federation (FCAAF) basketball championships after adding the Developmental division (boys' 11-under) title over the weekend at CKSC
gym in Manila.
Chiang Kai Shek College routed Hope Christian High School, 75-57, to keep its Division I title in the 26th Filipino-Chinese Amateur Athletic Federation (FCAAF) Basketball Championships held over the weekend at CKSC
gym in Manila.
The event, participated by CKSC
students, parents, alumni and faculty, began at the Lapu-Lapu Shrine in Luneta Park and ended at the school's main campus in Tondo.
won over SHS-Ateneo in the last semifinal match, 101-99, the Blue Dragons needed to win by 14 points to sustain their back-to-back title hunt.
In the semis, the CKSC
Dragons will face Far Eastern University Baby Tamaraws, who rolled to an easy 103-70 win over Hope Christian High School.