The Marikina Shoemasters defend their home court against the visiting Pasig Sta. Lucia Realtors in a battle between two North Division hopefuls. Despite possessing the division's worst win-loss record at 3-16, the Marikina Shoemasters look to put up a valiant stand against the invaders from Pasig. On the opposite side of the floor, the Pasig Sta. Lucia Realtors go into today's duel coming off an impressive win at the expense of the Bulacan Kuyas.