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Cebu, Bacolod split titles

Cebu and Bacolod teams split their two championship duels over the weekend to come out as winners in the 2016 SBP-Passerelle twin tournaments organized by the Best Center and backed by Milo at the Capiz Gymnasium.

Cebu champion University of the Visayas nipped University of St. La Salle of Bacolod, 47-46, to bag the Small Basketeers Philippines Visayas championship, while Bacolod Tay Tung High School ruled the Passerelle Visayas with a 52-56 win over UV.

Over at the Xavier gym in Quezon City, meanwhile, University of Asia and the Pacific clipped St. Scholastica’s College, 27-22, for its second win and three games to earn a semifinals ticket in Group A of the premier 25-and-Under category of the 29th Women’s Basketball League, also organized by the Best Center.

UA&P thus joined unbeaten University of Santo Tomas (3-0) in the next round.

The semi-finalists in Group B are Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) with three wins in as many number of matches played, and De La Salle-College of St. Benilde with two wins against a loss.