Semis Berths Up in PBA D-League
Cagayan and Big Chill try to complete semis cast today when they meet separate rivals today in the PBA D-League Aspirants Cup quarterfinals at The Arena in San Juan.
Armed with twice-to-beat incentives, the Rising Suns and Superchargers are installed heavy favorites against Cebuana Lhuillier and Jose Rizal University, respectively.
NLEX and Blackwater Sports advanced outright to the semis by finishing 1-2 after the elims.
With Eliud Poligrates, Ping Exciminiano, James Forrester, Adrian Celada and Raymund Almazan in tow, Cagayan battles Cebuana in the first game at 2 p.m. while Big Chill collides with JRU at 4 p.m.
Cagayan is enjoying a little success this conference after a forgettable stint in the previous tournament where it lost all its nine games.
Despite posting a third best record of 6-4 at the end of the elims, Rising Suns coach Alvin Pua remains wary of the Gems, who managed to secure the last quarters berth with a come-from-behind victory over JRU at the close of the elimination round. …