BATANGAS CITY — Determined to give coach Tai Bundit a grand send-off, Creamline reasserted its mastery of Ateneo-Motolite, 25-20, 25-20, 25-15, to annex the PVL Open Conference crown yesterday at the Batangas City Sports Center here.
Still smarting from last Wednesday’s 17-25, 10-25, 15-25 series-opening loss to the Cool Smashers, coach Oliver Almadro remains upbeat that the Lady Eagles will deliver a better effort as they try to force a Game 3 tomorrow.
ATENEO proved too much to an overachieving University of the Philippines side, 99-81, to annex its second straight UAAP men’s basketball championship last night before 23,471 fans at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
ATENEO is bracing for a big University of the Philippines fightback as it tries to sew up its second straight UAAP men's basketball championship at 3:30 p.m. today before an expected overflow crowd at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
MATT Nieto fired a career-high 27 points as Ateneo subdued University of the Philippines, 88-79, to move on the cusp of claiming a second straight title last night in the UAAP men’s basketball Finals at the Mall of Asia Arena.
PLAYING on its first UAAP men's basketball Finals game since winning the first post-war championship on Oct. 25, 1986, University of the Philippines hopes to savor every moment in the league's biggest stage.
Stumbling to a 3-5 record after eight games and staring at another ouster, the Fighting Maroons got their groove, leaving everything on the floor to the delight of the Diliman faithful and eventually making it to the Finals after 32 long years.
PAUL Desiderio nailed a short jumper in the final 6.6 seconds as University of the Philippines overcame Adamson in overtime, 89-87, to make it to the Finals for the first time in 32 years last night in the UAAP men’s basketball Final Four before a season-high 20,909 fans at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.