Frankie Lim satisfied with Altas’ tough stand vs Red Lions

first_imgAs heartbreaking as University of Perpetual Help’s 67-65 loss to defending champion San Beda, head coach Frankie Lim decided to look at the silver lining of their opener in the NCAA Season 94 men’s basketball tournament.ADVERTISEMENT The Altas went up against the formidable Red Lions whose only notable loss from last year’s championship squad were big man Arnaud Noah and shooter Davon Potts.“You know, I’m happy with the performance of the players and I told them that they can go out of this place with your heads help up high because there was nothing to be ashamed of,” said Lim Saturday at Mall of Asia Arena.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’“Our opponents were the defending champions and they have an intact lineup, that is a strong team and you gave it your all,” added Lim in Filipino.Center Prince Eze managed to draw Donald Tankoua’s final foul and proceeded to make two free throws to pull the Altas closer to the Red Lions, 67-65, with 14.8 seconds left in the game. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs View comments Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West 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 Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team TNT trumps Rain or Shine ahead of PBA playoffs For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity.center_img Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil The Altas then got a golden chance when Jomari Presbitero missed his two free throws with 9.8 seconds left allowing Eze to kick an outlet pass to point guard Edgar Charcos.That was the final reprieve for the Altas, however, after Robert Bolick broke up Charcos’ pass and sealed the victory for San Beda.“Charcos lost the ball, what can I do? I can’t do anything about it and they make mistakes,” said Lim in Filipino. “But he [Charcos] actually had a great game.”Charcos was Perpetual’s conductor as he finished with 14 points and seven assists, two more dimes than what the whole San Beda team had.“He played well, and I think he’ll get better. It’s just sad that he committed a mistake.”ADVERTISEMENT ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ LATEST STORIES MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio nameslast_img

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