Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu (SHS-Adc ) edges Cebu Eastern College (CEC) in double overtime 82-81.
The SHS-Adc Magic Eagles gain the second seed standing and most importantly the twice-to-beat advantage going into the semi finals.
CEC slide down to 12-4 securing the third spot of the standings.
CEC was controlling the tempo of the game. Everyone thought that this would be an easy win for the Dragons. They lead as much as 13 points with 7:33 left in the ball game.
But the Magic Eagles put up a fight and rallied their way to tie the ball game at 61 a piece, outscoring the Dragons 15-2 with 1:01 left.
CEC’s Lyle Sumayang sink both free throws and gave the lead back to his team, however Ateneo tied the game and sent it to overtime after a converted free throw by Cadavis and Dawn Ochea.
Alfred Sedillo of the CEC Dragons bang a long distance trey from the corner to send the match to double overtime.
In the second overtime, Cadavis hit a freethrow jumper and then converted two freebies with 10.6 seconds to give the Eagles the lead, 82-81.