Cebu vs Basilan (photo from MPBL Facebook)

MPBL: Steelers get first win, Kuya holds off Strikers

The Steel, Basilan’s first ever team sport in a major event, made the entire province proud as its MPBL squad notched its first win in the Datu Cup via an 86-76 win over fellow southern squad Cebu City Sharks late Thursday night at the Strike Gymnasium here.

Batangas vs Makati (photo from MPBL Facebook)

MPBL: Batangas survives Makati, Caloocan wins

Inaugural staging champion Batangas City survived an error-prone game against Makati, but got big games from Teytey Teodoro and Jhaymo Eguilos to escape with a 72-65 win late Tuesday night in the MPBL Datu Cup at the Batangas City Coliseum here.