De La Salle held University of Santo Tomas main gunner Nic Cabañero to 10 points in a 83-63 victory Wednesday night in the UAAP Season 85 men’s basketball tournament at the Philsports Arena.
Schonny Winston had 19 points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals, CJ Austria scored 13 points while Mike Phillips and Kevin Quiambao each scored 11 points for the Green Archers. Phillips also pulled down 11 rebounds.
Rebounding from last Saturday’s 69-72 loss to defending champion University of the Philippines, De La Salle turned to its defense in the third period. The Green Archers limited the Growling Tigers to just six points.
De La Salle moved in a tie with UST and University of the East at 1-1 in the young season.