Games Monday (Paco Arena, Manila)
2 p.m. – CEU vs St. Clare-Virtual Reality
4 p.m. – Valencia-SSCR vs Cignal-Ateneo
Cignal-Ateneo and City of Valencia-San Sebastian begin their best-of-three semifinal showdown in the PBA D-League at the Paco Arena in Manila.
The Blue Eagles and Golden Harvest clash at 4 p.m. with the winner moving one step closer toward advancing to the best-of-three championship series.
Centro Escolar University and St. Clare-Virtual Reality meet in the other semis duel set at 2 p.m.
CEU, which edged Go for Gold-St. Benilde, tries to keep its winning ways despite being reduced to an eight-man roster for expelling seven players for allegations of game-fixing.
St. Clare hopes to build on its stunning upset of Metropac-San Beda in the quarters.
Thirdy Ravena and Ange Kouame are expected to lead Cignal-Ateneo anew after its conquest of Chadao-Far Eastern University in the quarterfinals.
But Valencia-San Sebastian is out to prevent Cignal from drawing first blood behind Allyn Bulanadi and RK Ilagan.
Valencia-San Sebastian reached the semis after dispatching Che’Lu Bar and Grill in the quarters. (Jonas Terrado)