LATEST STORIES LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary Adamson head coach Franz Pumaren knew the importance of their game against the Red Warriors as the victory pushed them above .500 and prepared them for tough games ahead against Final Four contenders UP and FEU.“This is the first time in the season that we’re above .500 and it’s going to be a brutal week for us,” said Pumaren.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“We’ll be playing against tough teams and hopefully this can help us in our coming games especially against UP. The last two games [in the first round] will be crucial on our part to end above .500.”The Falcons mounted a 10-0 run midway through the third quarter to take a 55-38 lead and never letup until the final buzzer. For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice PLAY LIST 01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice02:56UAAP Season 80 Preview: UE Red Warriors00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Familiarity helps Dennison stop Desiderio in FEU win over UP View comments Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netAdamson breezed through University of the East, 79-60, for its third win in the UAAP Season 80 men’s basketball tournamentSunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.The Soaring Falcons tied University of the Philippines, which got blown out by Far Eastern University earlier, for a share of the fourth spot with a 3-2 record while the Red Warriors fell to a woeful 0-5 mark.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City Papi Sarr led the Falcons with a 15-point, 16-rebound double-double while Sean Manganti added 10 points.Mark Olayon had 16 points to lead UE while Alvin Pasaol added 15 of his own. Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients Read Next Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Don’t miss out on the latest news and information.