Ateneo rallies past Chinese Taipei’s NCCU to go 2-0 in Japan tournament Inquirer Sports


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Ateneo Blue Eagles in the World University Basketball Series. -RAKUTEN SPORTS STREAM MANILA, Philippines–Ateneo registered a come-from-behind win over National Chengchi University of Chinese Taipei, 88-78, to stay unbeaten in the World University Basketball Series (WUBS) on Wednesday in Tokyo, Japan. Unlike their 86-point decimation of Universitas Pelita Harapan of Indonesia on Tuesday, the Blue Eagles found themselves in a tougher challenge against the Griffins, the champions of Chinese Taipei’s own university basketball league. ADVERTISEMENT After trailing by 11 midway through the third quarter, Ateneo slowly chipped away at NCCU’s lead with newcomer Paul Garcia knocking down two triples to...