Growling Tigers claw Generals for rousing D-League starthome/Sports/Top Sports/Growling Tigers claw Generals for rousing D-League startUniversity of Santo Tomas (UST) came through with a rousing debut as it decimated Batangas-Emilio Aguinaldo College (EAC), 94-70, in the 2019 Philippine Basketball Association Developmental League (PBA D-League) on Monday at the Paco Arena in Manila. The heavily revamped Growling Tigers dictated the tempo right from the get-go en route to scoring their first win in the Aspirants Group and gifting head coach Aldin Ayo a victory in his D-League debut. The Tigers jumped off to a fiery 10-0 start and went on to post a commanding 24-5 advantage on Nonoy’s free throws late in the opening quarter. Seasoned guard Earvin Mendoza topscored with 14 points for the Oliver Bunyi-coached Generals while Allan Martin was the only other double-digit scorer with 10 markers. Meanwhile, Chadao-Far Eastern University and SMDC-National University are still battling for a season-opening win at press time.
Source: Manila Times February 18, 2019 16:18 UTC