UAAP Season 79 Seniors men’s basketball tournament preliminary round games schedule (Blue Eagles) Ateneo vs UP (Fighting Maroons) Sept. 28,2016 , results, highlights, final score and standing.
8 Universities will face off, preliminary round start September 4,2016 ‘Sunday’ up to October 5 in their respective men’s basketball teams, Adamson Falcons (Adamson), Ateneo Blue Eagles (ADMU), De La Salle Green Archers, FEU Tamaraws, NU Bulldogs, UE Red Warriors, UP Fighting Maroons and UST Growling Tigers.
UAAP SEASON 79 RECAP:
Showing off all in his arsenal, the second-year swingman topped his squad in points with 22 as well as in rebounds with 10.
Courtesy: ABS-CBN SPORTS official live broadcaster of UAAP SEASON 79
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However, it wasn’t until Ravena’s chasedown block on Javi Gomez de Liano that Ateneo was finally able to pull away. The Maroons were only pursuing a four-point disadvantage until the resounding rejection sparked a 15-4 charge that ballooned their lead to 77-60.
Chibueze Ikeh and Anton Asistio chipped in 14 and 10 points, respectively, as the Eagles were once again the victors in the Battle of Katipunan.
Moreover, Ateneo’s latest win moved them into solo second now at 4-2. With back-to-back wins, they have all the momentum as they head into a rivalry game with league-leading De La Salle University.
FINAL BOX SCORES RESULT:
ATENEO 79 – Ravena 22, Ikeh 14, Asistio 10, Nieto Mi 7, Tolentino 7, Wong 6, Nieto Ma 5, Verano 4, Babilonia 2, Porter 2, Go 0, Ildefonso 0, Mendoza 0
UP 64 – Desiderio 25, Manuel 17, Lim 7, Moralde 6, Dario 4, Espanola 3, Prado 2, Harris 0, Webb 0, Asilum 0, Gomez de Liano 0, Jaboneta 0, Longa 0, Vito 0, Romero 0
QUARTER SCORES: 13-17, 38-29, 58-54, 79-64