Again, it’s Bolick vs Perez
is practically just a day away before the muchawaited NCAA Final showdown blasts off between defending champion San Beda and more-than-worthy challenger Lyceum.
Both squads are well rested when they clash in Game 1 on November 6.
Will revenge rev up Lyceum’s bid to end San Beda’s domination of the nearly a hundred year old tournament for almost 15 years now? Consider: One, the Pirates were practically insulted, if not thoroughly humiliated, last year when the Lions devoured them in a two-game sweep of their Finals encounter.
You just can’t do that to a squad that owns a player as talented as C.J. Perez.
If there’s something one hates seeing the most in a titular clash, it is watching a serious titlecontender getting gobbled up twice in shameful succession.
But San Beda did it. And many even believed the Lions were distinctly deserving of it in 2017.
I remember Lyceum coach Topex Robinson saying last year: “Yes, we lost to a better team.”
Either Robinson didn’t work hard enough as