The MIT Cardinals won for the third straight time after beating College of Saint Benilde in the NCAA Season 91 senior’s basketball tournament. Jose Rizal University took a beating at the hands of the San Beda Red Lions and look to rebound against JRU . The JRU had their three-game winning streak snapped to drop to a 4-3 win-loss slate, while the Cardinals improved their record to 4-3 overall. According to the MIT Cardinals vs JRU Heavy Bombers NCAA Season 91 Odds at Bodog Basketball, the Cardinals will be favored over the Bombers. Here is our MIT Cardinals vs JRU Heavy Bombers NCAA Season 91
Allwell Oraeme had 19 points and 20 rebounds for the Cardinals, who improved their record to 4-3 overall. Darell Menina had 13 points for the Cardinals, who, not only survived the absence of suspended head coach Atoy Co, but also injuries to key players Josan Nimes and CJ Isit during the game.
“On those three wins, the key was our ability to equal or surpass the energy of the opponent. We’ve been transformed into an intense team,” said Mapua assistant coach Ed Cordero, who called the shots for Mapua in the absence of Co.
The Red Lions overpowered the league’s best defensive team. JRU had been allowing its rivals just an average of 64.33 points. “They will make you get out of your set plays and make you decide on bad decisions. It’s a very defensive oriented team but we were able to get the stops, got our bearings, and get the lead again and settle,” said San Beda coach Jamike Jarin.
Teodoro had 16 points while Jordan de la Paz had 15 points for the Heavy Bombers, who had their three-game winning streak snapped to drop to a 4-3 win-loss slate.
The Bottom Line: the Cardinals are the better team with great offense. JRU is all about defense with very little offense. Go Cardinals.