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first_imgThat play was the punctuation mark on an already frantic fourth quarter after Adamson coach Franz Pumaren was slapped a technical foul with 4:41 left in the game.“We can’t do anything about that call because it was already given, there’s no point arguing,” said Pumaren. “I just had to concentrate down the stretch.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’Pumaren’s technical foul was due to “improper bench decorum” after what he deemed were questionable calls against his players.Jerrick Ahanmisi, given the green light for an isolation play, took full advantage and drove to the basket for the layup that put Adamson ahead with 1:09 left, 70-68. 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 Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college MOST READ Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Ateneo’s Matt Nieto slices the defense of Adamson’s Papi Sarr and Jerrick Ahanmisi. INQUIRER PHOTO/ Sherwin VardeleonAdamson took down defending champion Ateneo, 74-70, on Sunday to cap off the opening weekend of the UAAP Season 81 men’s basketball tournament at Mall of Asia Arena.Papi Sarr put up the biggest shot of the game after he cleaned up Sean Manganti’s miss and connected on a layup for a 72-70 Falcons lead in the final 39.4 seconds.ADVERTISEMENT Adamson’s lead, however, lasted for just eight seconds after Thirdy Ravena followed up Isaac Go’s missed triple with a putback dunk, tying the game at 70-all with 1:01 remaining.Ahanmisi fired a game-high 23 points for the Falcons.Matt Nieto led Ateneo with 21 points.In the first game, Arvin Tolentino made up for a lethargic first half to carry Far Eastern U past La Salle, 68-61.The 6-foot-4 Tolentino came alive in the next two quarters with 13 points. —BONG LOZADA, INQUIRER.NETADVERTISEMENT Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Bolts to represent PH in Fiba Asia Champions Cup Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View commentslast_img read more