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Flying V, CEU battle for last D-League finals berth

MANILA, Philippines – With their dreams of a perfect season gone, the Flying V Thunder try to keep their campaign going when they face Centro Escolar University for the last spot in the finals of the PBA D-League Foundation Cup.

The Scorpions stunned the Thunder, 93-72, to end Flying V's 11-game winning streak and force a do-or-die contest at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City.

Jeron Teng and Flying V try to get past CEU anew and advance to the Finals. PBA Media Bureau
Tip-off is at 4 p.m., with the winner advancing to play Cignal HD in a best-of-3 finals series.

"Kailangan mag-regroup kami and make sure we play better on Thursday," Flying V coach Eric Altamirano said. "We're playing a very tough team, and you can see that they're very cohesive, so we have to match that."

CEU forced the erstwhile unbeaten top seed to its worst showing in the conference. The Thunder managed only 31% from the field, while MVP favorite Jeron Teng was limited following an ankle injury in the second quarter.

Full Article: http://news.abs-cbn.com/sports/08/16/17/flying-v-ceu-battle-for-last-d-league-finals-berth

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