27 Nov

NBTC: RJ Abarrientos shines as FEU stuns Canada Durham to enter semis

first_imgTrump tells impeachment jokes at annual turkey pardon event Abarrientos, who had 12 points in the first three quarters of the game, exploded in the fourth quarter and dropped 20 to push the Baby Tamaraws to the Division 1 semifinals against La Salle-Green Hills.The Baby Tamaraws trailed 56-67 at the end of the third but charged to a 19-7 run that Abarrientos capped off with a three-pointer for the 75-74 lead with 3:08 left.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics“That’s RJ for you, he will always deliver,” said FEU head coach Allan Albano. “In every tournament we played at, we’ve been consistently having slow starts, but it’s a good thing we’re able to wake up in the end.”The Canadians not only got flustered against Abbarientos’ onslaught, their 17 points in the fourth quarter were three less than what the star Baby Tamaraw scored on his own. Abarrientos finished with a near triple-double with 32 points eight rebounds, and seven assists while Kyle Bautista added 19 points and seven boards.In the three games he’s played so far, Abbarientos tallied a total of 63 points and 41 of those all came in the fourth quarter.Brendon Ocampo put up 18 points for the Canadians.Joshua David led the Greenies in their 99-69 conquest of Vancouver’s Top Flight Hoops in the first game of the Division 1 Fantastic Eight earlier in the day.ADVERTISEMENT Bloomberg: US would benefit from more, not fewer, immigrants LATEST STORIES For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Miguel Romero Polo: Bamboo technology like no other Enhanced positions Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss MOST READ View comments MANILA, Philippines—FEU Diliman once again banked on the fourth quarter expertise of RJ Abarrientos as it stunned Canada Durham, 87-84, in the Fantastic Eight of the 2019 NBTC National Finals Thursday at Mall of Asia Arena.ADVERTISEMENT Google Philippines names new country director Wintry storm delivers US travel woes before Thanksgiving Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Colombia protesters vow new strike after talks hit snaglast_img read more

17 Oct

Quake recorded off Vancouver Island no tsunami risk or damage reported

first_imgPORT ALICE, B.C. — An earthquake has struck off the northwest coast of Vancouver Island.Natural Resources Canada says the magnitude 4.6 quake was centred 166 kilometres west of Port Alice, B.C.It says the Monday afternoon earthquake occurred about 10 kilometres underground and was not felt.There are no reports of damage and no tsunami was produced.Earthquakes are common in the region and about a dozen large earthquakes of magnitude 6.6 to 7.0 have occurred nearby over the past century.Three quakes measuring 6.5, 6.6 and 6.8 were felt and recorded in the region last Oct. 22 followed by at least four aftershocks.The Canadian Presslast_img read more