The Diliman College Blue Dragons and the San Beda Red Lions turned back their foes to post their first wins at the start of the 15th Fr. Martin Cup Division 2 basketball tournament at the San Beda-Manila campus in Mendiola.
Senegalese cager Adama Diakhite shot a gamehigh 23 points for the Blue Dragons in their 86-51 blasting of guest squad West Crame of San Juan.
Eugene Toba and Alfred Sedillo tallied 19 points for the Red Lions as they won over the Ateneo Blue Eagles, 73-64.
In the junior division, Iverson Petros knocked in 11 points for the Rich Golden Montessori School in their 87-73 win over the San Beda-B, while Diliman Preparatory School prevailed over San Beda-B, 73-60.
Commissioner Robert de la Rosa said 30 varsity squads have signed up, with 12 teams are seeing action in the senior division, while 18 others are in the junior division.
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