La Salle, who played without Mike Phillips due to a non-COVID related illness, had Nonoy as its leader with 14 points, six rebounds, four assists, and three steals.
Bright Nwankwo and CJ Austria chimed in 10 points apiece as well in the loss that saw Nelle (eight points, 2-of-11 from the field) and Kevin Quiambao (seven points, 3-of-11) limited.
The Green Archers slid to 6-7 at fifth but are still alive for post-season contention. However, they could only hope for a playoff game for the final spot.
They should win their match against University of Santo Tomas on Wednesday at 2 pm while hoping that Adamson University will drop its game against Ateneo de Manila University at 4 pm.